Translation of "arrest" - English-Japanese dictionary


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.

He was arrested for possession of illegal drugs.
noun uk /əˈrest/ us /əˈrest/

the act of arresting someone

Police made / 20 arrests at yesterday’s demonstration.
You are under arrest!

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