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1. detention

noun. ['dɪˈtɛnʃən'] a state of being confined (usually for a short time).

Synonyms

  • detainment
  • hold
  • custody

Antonyms

  • enable
  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue

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Rhymes with Detention Centre

  • unicenter
  • presenter
  • inventor
  • dissenter
  • stentor
  • ventre
  • venter
  • senter
  • renter
  • mentor
  • menter
  • guenter
  • genter
  • fenter
  • centerre
  • center
  • benter
  • enter

Sentences with detention-centre


1. Noun Phrase
Contact the immigration detention centre.

2. Noun Phrase
Officers in juvenile detention centres are trained to work with youth.

3. Noun Phrase
At some detention centres, you cannot use any colour of pen ink except for blue or black.

2. detention

noun. ['dɪˈtɛnʃən'] a punishment in which a student must stay at school after others have gone home.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • reward
  • declassification
  • derestrict

3. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process.

Synonyms

  • respiratory center
  • Wernicke's area
  • center
  • auditory center
  • Broca's area
  • olfactory brain
  • convolution of Broca
  • nerve center
  • Broca's center
  • Broca's convolution
  • neural structure
  • inferior colliculus
  • superior colliculus
  • Broca's gyrus
  • nerve centre
  • Wernicke's center

Antonyms

  • loss
  • gain
  • infield
  • peripheral

4. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] an area that is approximately central within some larger region.

Synonyms

  • middle
  • country
  • financial center
  • storm centre
  • storm center
  • center
  • city centre
  • central city
  • center stage
  • hub
  • midstream
  • city center
  • eye
  • centre stage
  • medical center
  • area
  • midfield
  • seat
  • heart

Antonyms

  • low status
  • effector
  • inattention
  • lie

5. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] the object upon which interest and attention focuses.

Synonyms

  • center
  • cynosure
  • eye-catcher
  • center of attention
  • object
  • crosshairs
  • conversation piece

Antonyms

  • left
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • approval

6. Centre

noun. a low-lying region in central France.

Synonyms

  • France

7. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] a building dedicated to a particular activity.

Synonyms

  • center
  • student center
  • conference center
  • service club
  • building
  • burn center
  • call center
  • call centre
  • settlement house
  • conference house
  • research center
  • civic center
  • research facility
  • community center
  • control center

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

8. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] a place where some particular activity is concentrated.

Synonyms

  • center
  • nerve center
  • capital
  • property
  • nerve centre

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • worldliness
  • extraversion
  • cowardice

9. centre

verb. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] move into the center.

Synonyms

  • move
  • center

Antonyms

  • bore
  • disobey
  • skew

10. centre

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ'] the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering.

Synonyms

  • chocolate candy
  • sweet
  • confection

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection
  • outward
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