Translation of "arrest" - English-French dictionary

arrest

verb transitivearrest /əˈrɛst/
(of police) to take sb to a police station for having committed a crime
arrêter

They arrested him for the murder.
Ils l'ont arrêté pour le meurtre.

He was arrested on charges of theft.
Il a été arrêté pour vol.
formal to stop a process
arrêter

drugs that arrest development of the cancer cells
des médicaments qui arrêtent le développement des cellules cancéreuses

arrest

noun countable-uncountablearrest /əˈrɛst/
the action of arresting sb
arrestation feminine

Police have made an arrest.
Les policiers ont procédé à une arrestation.
under arrest
being kept in jail
en état d'arrestation

Three men are under arrest for the crime.
Trois hommes sont en état d'arrestation pour ce crime.

(Translation of “arrest” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

arrest

verb /əˈrest/

to capture or take hold of (a person) because he or she has broken the law

arrêter
The police arrested the thief.

to stop

arrêter
Economic difficulties arrested the growth of industry.
under arrest

in the position of having been arrested

en état d’arrestation
The thief was placed under arrest.

arrest

noun

a stopping of action

arrêt
Cardiac arrest is another term for heart failure.

(Translation of “arrest” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)