verb (used with object)
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While many are outraged at the detainment of Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts, not all are shocked.
Her detainment seems to have strengthened her determination.Teen Activist Speaks Out On Rape In Syria’s Prisons|Kristin Deasy|March 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
See the latest updates, including the detainment of three U.S. students.
Given the detainment of journalists in Libya, will that deter other journalists from heading into dangerous zones?
She disputed news reports suggesting that Assange was living in fear of arrest or detainment by U.S. authorities.
He had been certain what the purpose of the detainment was, and who the inspector would be, yet he had not really been worried.Star Surgeon|Alan Nourse
By 13th October the detainment of this new Army was in full progress west and south-west of Brussels.Ypres 1914|Otto Schwink