Question

# The police will $detain$ the suspect for 24 hours. He will be held in $detention$ in the county jail.To $detain$ is to___. (A) keep from leaving (B) tear apart (C) annoy (D) help

Solution

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$\textbf{DEFINITION}$
$\text{\textcolor{#c34632}{\textit{\textbf{detain}}}}$ - to officially prevent (someone) from leaving a place : to hold or keep (someone) in a prison or some other place