過去式：detained 過去分詞：detained 現在分詞：detaining
- 1. 留住；使耽擱
Allow me to detain you for a moment. 請允許我耽擱你一會兒。
Well, mother, I won't detain you any longer. 好啦，媽，我不再留你了。
- 2. 拘留，扣留
The police detained the man to make further inquiries. 警察拘留了那個人以作進一步的審問。
1.He is detained. (o) 2.He was detained. (o) 3.He has detained...
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