The practice of requiring a student to repeat a class or a year of school because of insufficient educational progress to advance.
Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
The act of detaining in legal custody:
Liberation is defined as being set free, or obtaining equal rights.
The definition of confinement is the action or state of being contained or kept in a place or situation.
Freedom is defined as the state of being free, independent, without restrictions, or release from prison.
Quarantine is the place where someone or something is kept separate from others in case or because of a contagious illness.
The act of delaying; postponement:
The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
Each of the parts or divisions of a jail or prison
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
A thing to hold or hold on by
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