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detain

1 verb MIL, POLICE, MED keep in TRANSITIVEcoinnigh verb  c m ucoimeád verb  c m ushe was detained for questioning coinníodh le haghaidh a ceistithe í, coimeádadh lena ceistiú íthey detained her in the hospital overnight coimeádadh san ospidéal thar oíche í 2 verb delay sb TRANSITIVEcoinnigh verb  c m ucoimeád verb  c m umoill a chur ar  c m uI won't detain you ní chuirfidh mé aon mhoill ort