English to German Meaning :: detain

aufhalten, festhalten, zurückhalten, in Haft behalten, festsetzen, sistieren
Detain :
festhalten
- festhaltenfestgenommenHäftlingGewahrsamsdetainment
 
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Verb(1) deprive of freedom; take into confinement(2) stop or halt(3) cause to be slowed down or delayed

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(1) Insofar as form and language detain him, they detain him as questions of ideology.(2) Many people will think that this question need not detain us for more than a moment: the answer is yes.(3) Indeed, that judge may be inclined to put pressure on a suspect by deciding to detain him in police custody for the purpose of questioning.(4) customs officers may detain goods for up to two days(5) A machine detains you for only a moment and then a pleasant live operator will thank you for saying ÔÇÿI opposeÔÇÖ (or ÔÇÿI approve ofÔÇÖ) of the proposed War against Iraq.(6) Apparently referring to detainment of suspected enemy combatants, he said the law reminds him of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.(7) There has been a very huge difference between actually arresting someone and detaining him for questioning.(8) Because he was not detained in custody after 10th April, he continued to offend.(9) As I say, I wasn't detained by the characters' opinions.(10) I spoke against the detainment of political prisoners, so they detained me and made me a political prisoner.(11) The military claimed they were detaining him because of ÔÇÿinconsistencies in his initial testimony.ÔÇÖ(12) How did the mayor justify the arrest and prolonged detainment of these individuals?(13) They were briefly detained by police, then released without charge.(14) Clearly the police have unique powers of arrest and detainment which no civilian should be able to imitate.(15) If people are unlawfully detained , they have a right to be free?(16) Because of poverty, the suspects are detained for 143 days on average before a court appearance.
Related Words
(1) to detain ::
zu verhaften
Synonyms
Verb
1. hold ::
halt
2. delay ::
verzögern
3. confine ::
beschränken
Different Forms
detain, detained, detainee, detainees, detaining, detainment, detains
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