Definition of Detainee
a person being held in custody, especially because of his or her political views
Examples of Detainee in a sentence
Because he spoke negatively against the Chinese government, the Chinese regime is holding the detainee against his will.
After the detainee was cleared of any wrongdoing, he was released from his holding cell and sent on his way.
The government’s detainee policies state that a person cannot be held in custody without being given a reason.
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