Translation of detainee in Spanish:


detenido, n.

Pronunciation /diˌteɪˈni//ˌdɪteɪˈniː//dɪˌteɪˈni//ˌdiːteɪˈniː/


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    detenido masculine
    detenida feminine
    a political detainee un preso político
    • Last September the Center announced that a detainee had died in Juwaida Prison as a result of torture.
    • Whenever one person is lawfully in the custody of another, the custodian owes a duty of care to the detainee.
    • The guard is also charged with later bashing the detainee while handcuffed to a bed.
    • Some detainees were provided the names of attorneys to call, but with wrong phone numbers.
    • This is in bold print and is intended to draw the detainee's attention to the reasons why he or she is being detained.
    • New laws ensured that those detainees deemed genuine refugees would only get three-year visas.
    • Earlier this year it visited two New Jersey jails where most of the detainees are being held.
    • He has acted and been treated as a normal detainee through much of his sentence.
    • Several detainees stole a car and attempted to ram it through the centre gates.
    • The detainee and the detainer, they cannot deny their common past which they spent in the same boat.
    • Members of the security forces torture, beat and otherwise abuse prisoners and detainees.
    • The reasons why detainees do not initially seek advice or later cancel a request are likely to be various.
    • England said that the tribunals will hear cases from as many as four detainees a day, six days a week.
    • We were able to survive while some other detainees were killed in the prison.
    • In some cases, Egypt has often refused to acknowledge that detainees are in its custody.
    • The detainees remain behind bars pending the government's appeal in October.
    • If they inform a detainee's family or the media about the detention, they face up to five years in jail.
    • A Chinese detainee immediately called for a hunger strike, and was beaten as well.
    • They clash over the treatment and status of detainees held in detention centres.
    • If a detainee's family or associates somehow find out about the detention, they cannot publicly comment on it in any way.