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detain

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

P. and V. κατέχειν; see also check.

Keep in ward: P. ἐν φυλακῇ ἔχειν.

Be detained, be long: P. and V. χρονίζειν, V. χρόνιος εἶναι.