detainee

[ dih-tey-nee, dee-tey-nee ]SEE DEFINITION OF detainee
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Whether this object has been attained or not is judged by the life and habits of the detainee on discharge.

WORD ORIGIN

1928, from detain + -ee.

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captive

nounperson held physically
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