Hindi translation of 'detain'
Word forms: detains, detaining, detained
2. transitive verb
1. transitive verb
When people such as the police detain someone, they keep them in a place under their control.पकड़ कर रखनानिरुद्ध रखना
The police can detain a suspect for up to 48 hours.
2. transitive verb
To detain someone means to delay them, for example by talking to them.[formal]रोक ��र रखनादेर करना
Thank you. We won't detain you any further.
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Example Sentences Including 'detain'
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At least one Amnesty researcher was detained by police after one of the construction companies complained about his actions.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was detained by police yesterday before being declared the victim and released after five hours.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A police spokeswoman said that five people had been detained in Lhasa in relation to arson during the riot.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At least 70 people have been detained in connection with the proposed rally, on charges of belonging to the banned group.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Eight were forced out by police and detained for hours while their property was bulldozed.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Everyone knows the real answer to antisocial behaviour is more police given powers to hold and detain trouble makers, not such fantasy schemes.The Sun (2007)
Five people have been detained over the incident.The Sun (2011)
Five people were detained by police but released after questioning.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He was detained and placed in a youth centre.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was promptly detained by police.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Initially detained in custody, he was put under house arrest at the weekend.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Inspectors said that too many patients were detained in custody because there was nowhere else to put them.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, although four suspects were detained by police soon after.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Police detained two people, who denied any connection with the blast.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Police said three people had been detained for questioning.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
SCORES of fans missed yesterday's game after being detained in custody by German cops all weekend.The Sun (2006)
Since the attempted coup more than 43,000 people have been detained and more than half of those have been charged.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Six officers were lightly injured and thirteen people were detained.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Suspects are being given the cigarette substitutes while being detained in custody.The Sun (2007)
The individuals were removed and detained by police before the aircraft departed to Alicante.The Sun (2016)
The move follows the deaths of three 17-year-olds who killed themselves in the past two years after being detained by police.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The police have detained the mother of the minors to find out what happened.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They spent three nights in custody after being detained on international arrest warrants.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Thirteen people have been detained.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This will allow the immigration service to detain people pending removal rather than run the risk that they will disappear.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Two people have been detained for suspected looting.The Sun (2009)
We do detain people and we still have problems of crime.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Yesterday, their driver told AFP that he took them along a desert road where they were stopped and detained by a convoy of soldiers.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: detain VERB
When people such as the police detain someone, they keep them in a place under their control.
The act allows police to detain a suspect for up to 48 hours.
Translation of detain from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary