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noun detention pronunciation in British English /dɪˈtenʃ(ə)n/
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singulardetention
pluraldetentions
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the state of being kept in a police station or prison and not being allowed to leave

    detention without trial

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a punishment for a child in which they have to stay at school after the other children have gone home

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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