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Definition of Custody


  1. A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security.
  2. Judicial or penal safe-keeping.
  3. State of being guarded and watched to prevent escape; restraint of liberty; confinement; imprisonment.

Custody Quotations

It's actually a smarter crime because imagine if you rob a bank, or you're dealing drugs. If you get caught you're going to spend a lot of time in custody. But with hacking, it's much easier to commit the crime and the risk of punishment is slim to none.
Kevin Mitnick

But I'm a great father. That's why I got custody.
Kid Rock

I don't have children that I've lost in a bitter custody dispute. But I see an enormous wound in kids due to a lack of their dads.
Warren Farrell

I'm a pretty hands-on dad and make the most of my custody. I take care of my little one whenever I can, and she determines what I can do and where I can do it.
Paul McCartney

Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the proper repository or custody, and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger, the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise.
Simon Greenleaf
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Custody Translations

custody in German is Aufsicht {f}, Haft, Gewahrsam, Bewachung
custody in Latin is custodia
custody in Spanish is custodia
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