Example sentences for: detained

How can you use “detained” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In addition, we need to be sure that white collar criminals are not merely detained in so-called "country club" federal prison facilities for relatively short prison terms.

  • phr . usually in the phrase in the White House , said of female visitors who were taken captive by the prison staff and detained to perform menial labor and to work as domestics in the Huntsville area, without wages or salary.

  • Routinely, children and adults with mental disabilities are arbitrarily detained in psychiatric facilities, social care homes, orphanages and other closed institutions.

  • He could face life in prison, but prosecutors will likely ask that he be detained in a juvenile facility until his sentence is reassessed at age 21.

  • As a French national who had overstayed his visa, Moussaoui could be detained immediately.


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