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detainee

see definition of detainee
  • as inprisoner
  • as incaptive
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Synonyms for detainee

noun person jailed for crime; person kept against his or her will
  • captive
  • convict
  • detainee
  • hostage
  • con
  • culprit
  • internee
  • jailbird
  • lag
  • lifer
  • loser
  • tough
  • yardbird
  • chain gang member
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