Translation of "arrest" - English-Italian dictionary

arrest

verb uk /əˈrest/ us /əˈrest/

B1 If the police arrest someone, they take the person away to ask them about a crime that they might have committed.

arrestare
He was arrested for possession of illegal drugs. È stato arrestato per detenzione di stupefacenti.
noun uk /əˈrest/ us /əˈrest/

the act of arresting someone

arresto
Police made / 20 arrests at yesterday’s demonstration. La polizia ha fatto / 20 arresti durante la manifestazione di ieri.
You are under arrest! Lei è agli arresti!

(Translation of “arrest” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)