Definition of detenu in English:

detenu

Line breaks: de¦tenu
Pronunciation: /dɪˈtenjuː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also detenue)

noun

Indian
A person held in custody; a detainee.

Origin

early 19th century (in British use): from French détenu.

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