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apprehend

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌæprɪˈhend/ formal
If the police apprehend someone, they catch them and take them away to ask them about a crime that they might have committed.Arresting and charging
Translations of “apprehend”
in Spanish detener, comprender, percibir…
in French appréhender, comprendre…
in German festnehmen, begreifen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 逮捕, 拘捕…
in Russian задерживать…
in Turkish tutuklamak, tevkif etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 逮捕, 拘捕…
in Polish zatrzymywać, ująć…
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