Number of syllables in the word 'detention'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word detention.

  1. No of syllables in detention : 3
  2. Divide syllables in detention : de-ten-tion

More about the word - detention

  1. noun
  2. Definition : The act of detaining or the state of being detained.
  3. Definition : A temporary state of custody or confinement, especially of a prisoner awaiting trial, or of a student being punished.
  4. Definition : The bare physical control without the mental element of intention required for possession.


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