English translation of 'deter'
deter[deˈter] (irreg: like ter)
1. (fazer parar) to stop
2. (prender) to arrest, detain
3. (reter) to keep
4. (conter: riso) to contain
deter-se reflexive verb
1 (parar) to stop
2 (ficar) to stay
3 (conter-se) to restrain o.s.
deter-se em minúcias etc to get bogged down in details etc
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'deter' in Other Languages
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.
British English: remand VERB
If a person who is accused of a crime is remanded in custody or on bail, they are told to return to the court at a later date, when their trial will take place.
He was remanded in custody for seven days.
- American English: remand
- Brazilian Portuguese: deter
- Chinese: 使取保候审
- European Spanish: estar en prisión preventiva/quedar en libertad bajo fianza
- French: placer
- German: behalten
- Italian: rinviare a giudizio con custodia cautelare
- Japanese: 再拘留する
- Korean: 방면하다
- European Portuguese: deter
- Spanish: estar en prisión preventiva/quedar en libertad bajo fianza
Translation of deter from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary