Hindi translation of 'detain'
detain /dɪˈteɪn डिˈटेइन्/
Word forms: detains, detaining, detained
1. transitive verb
When people such as the police detain someone, they keep them in a place under their control.
पकड़ कर 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 रखना
Thank you. We won't detain you any further.
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Example Sentences Including 'detain'
You know we can detain you without charge for forty-eight hours or longer, in certain circumstances.Widow's End
Since you're with friends I shan't detain you, but I'll be in touch.Pretty Maids all in a Row
Martin's bedroom with its small collections of clothes, books and sketches didn't detain them for long.Forests of the Night
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Translation of detain from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary