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Detention is a 9 letter word which starts with the letter D and ends with the letter N for which we found 3 definitions.

(n.) The act of detaining or keeping back; a withholding.
(n.) The state of being detained (stopped or hindered); delay from necessity.
(n.) Confinement; restraint; custody.

Syllable Information

The word detention is a 9 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for detention is: de-ten-tion

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