detain vs confine: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: detain or Confine

How to spell detain?

detain
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Confine
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detainverb

cause to be slowed down or delayed

detainverb

deprive of freedom; take into confinement

detainverb

stop or halt

Confineverb

deprive of freedom; take into confinement

Confineverb

close in

Confineverb

place limits on (extent or amount or access)

Confineverb

to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement

Confineverb

prevent from leaving or from being removed

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