custody

Definitions

General English

Banking

  • noun control of a thing under the law, as when holding valuables or share certificates in safekeeping for someone

Law

  • noun the condition of being kept in prison or in a cell
  • noun the legal right of a parent to keep and bring up a child after a divorce
  • noun the control and care of something by someone

Military

  • noun imprisonment or being held under close arrest

Travel

  • noun the state of being looked after, kept or detained by somebody
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