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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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