Custody

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Definition

to be in custody: to be detained, to be stopped and held (in prison etc.)
idiom

to keep someone in custody: to retain someone, to stop someone from leaving (prison, etc.)
idiom

custody: detention, being kept under guard (especially by the police)
noun

Examples

  • "Our legal team is negotiating her release from custody."
  • "We're going to keep Mr. Gidyeon in custody, mmkay?"

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