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The parents have joint custody of their children (=both parents will take care of the children).
The girl's father was awarded sole custody.
One of the men detained is still in custody.
Suspects can be kept in police custody for up to 48 hours.
The suspect had been taken into custody and was being questioned.
The files in question are in the custody of the FBI.
This is the American English definition of custody. View British English definition of custody.
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