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Spanish translation of “apprehend”

apprehend

verb /apriˈhend/
(formal) to arrest
detener
The police apprehended the thief.
(old-fashioned) to understand
comprender, percibir, captar
They need to apprehend the risks involved in this course of action.
apprehension /-ʃən/ noun fear
aprensión
She was waiting for her test results with considerable apprehension.
(old-fashioned) understanding
comprensión, percepción
At the time, we had little apprehension of the danger that lay ahead.
apprehensive /-siv/ adjective anxious; worried
aprensivo
He had an apprehensive expression on his face.
apprehensively adverb
aprensivamente
Tim glanced apprehensively behind him.
apprehensiveness noun
aprensión
He could sense the apprehensiveness of the passengers.
(Definition of apprehend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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