Example sentences for: detention

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

  • Recommendation: The United States should engage its friends to develop a common coalition approach toward the detention and humane treatment of captured terrorists.

  • this study, sites or locations) for an assessment of the costs and operations of federal detention facilities managed by private contractors under OMB Circular A-76.

  • It appears that the heightened sense of alert at the national level played no role in Ressam's detention.

  • A spate of explicit "parental responsibility" laws passed by states and communities over the last couple of years give judges the power to make parents pay for juvenile detention or undergo counseling with their kids.

  • The Attorney General has certified that the interim rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities because it only affects the federal government operations regarding examination, detention, and removal of aliens from the United States.


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