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Spanish translation of “arrest”

arrest

verb /əˈrest/
to capture or take hold of (a person ) because he or she has broken the law
detener , arrestar , capturar
The police arrested the thief .
to stop
detener , parar
Economic difficulties arrested the growth of industry .
under arrest in the position of having been arrested
detenido , bajo arresto
The thief was placed under arrest.
(Definition of arrest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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