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Synonyms for detainee
dɪˈteɪ ni, ˌdi teɪˈnide·tainee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detainee, political detaineenoun

    some held in custody

    Synonyms:
    political detainee

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  1. Paulo Pinheiro:

    Nearly every surviving detainee has emerged from custody having suffered unimaginable abuses, for ordinary Syrians, the specter of arrest or abduction, and the near-inevitable horrors that follow, have paralyzed communities across the country.

  2. Lee Wolosky:

    We need to have a reliable security partner to hand over a detainee. Contrary to the perception of some, we do not just drop these guys off and say have a nice life.

  3. Southern Command:

    This change in leadership will not interrupt the safe, humane, legal care and custody provided to the detainee population at GTMO.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    I intend to support Gina Haspel to serve as the first female Director of the CIA, ms. Haspel has rejected the interrogation policies of the past. She is fully committed to following the law that prevents future abuses. This law, among others, includes the Detainee Treatment Act which I helped author. Gina Haspel should be confirmed as soon as possible as we live in a time of continuing threats.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I am lifting the moratorium on detainee transfers to Yemen so we can review them on a case-by-case basis.

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