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arrest

verb
 
/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.
Translations of “arrest”
in Arabic يَعْتَقِل…
in Korean 체포하다…
in Malaysian tangkap, menyekat…
in French arrêter…
in Turkish tutuklamak…
in Italian arrestare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 逮捕, 拘捕…
in Russian арестовывать…
in Polish aresztować…
in Vietnamese bắt giữ, ngăn lại…
in Spanish detener, arrestar, capturar…
in Portuguese prender, capturar, deter…
in Thai จับกุม, หยุดชะงัก…
in German verhaften, hemmen…
in Catalan detenir…
in Japanese ~を逮捕する…
in Indonesian menangkap, menghentikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 逮捕, 拘捕…
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