Definition of 'custody'
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It comes just days after the warring parents finally settled their custody battle. The Sun (2016)He was taken into custody and quizzed by detectives. The Sun (2016)Divorce dogs the pooches caught in the middle Who gets custody of the dog when a couple split up? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also replaced by a stand-in because he was in police custody at the time of the race. The Sun (2016)The first time they said they couldn't help me with the police unless my son had been taken into custody. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is in police custody. The Sun (2016)A bitter custody battle ensued. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We need to get him in custody. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has been awarded full custody over them. The Sun (2015)Three cricketers have also been taken in custody. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His biological mother gained custody when he was two and a half. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also incensed at losing a custody battle over two grandchildren. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was remanded in custody to crown court. The Sun (2011)Mothers at last had equal custody rights with fathers. Mothers who Leave (1994)Some of our branches across the country also offer support in police custody suites. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The three other men arrested remain in custody. The Sun (2009)The warehouse caretaker was taken into custody. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is in custody awaiting a court hearing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who'll get custody of all the kitchen gadgets? The Sun (2016)Surprisingly enough, such custody battles are not new. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If neither parent has automatic rights of custody, each should make plans before any divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was awarded custody of his son after his 2001 divorce. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I will apply for custody with my mother. The Sun (2009)
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British English: custody /ˈkʌstədɪ/ NOUN
Custody is the legal right to look after a child, especially the right given to a child's father or mother when they get divorced.
I'm going to court to get custody of my children.
- American English: custody
- Arabic: وِصَايَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: custódia
- Chinese: 拘留
- Croatian: skrbništvo
- Czech: opatrovnictví
- Danish: forældremyndighed
- Dutch: voogdij
- European Spanish: custodia
- Finnish: holhous
- French: garde de l'enfant
- German: Obhut
- Greek: επιτήρηση
- Italian: custodia
- Japanese: 保護
- Korean: 보관
- Norwegian: forvaring
- Polish: nadzór
- European Portuguese: custódia
- Romanian: custodie
- Russian: опека
- Spanish: custodia
- Swedish: fängsligt förvar
- Thai: สิทธิ์ในการดูแลเด็ก
- Turkish: koruma altına alma
- Ukrainian: опіка
- Vietnamese: sự trông nom
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