detention

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law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes BoP , Federal Bureau of Prisons
detention by police custody
detention of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure demurrage
(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences house of correction
correctional institution for the detention and discipline and training of young or first offenders reformatory , reform school , training school
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