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Definition of "arrest" in Essential British English Dictionary

arrest

noun   /əˈrest/
the act of arresting someone: Police made twenty arrests at yesterday’s demonstration.
Translations of “arrest”
in Arabic اعْتِقال…
in Korean 체포…
in Malaysian jantung berhenti…
in French arrêt…
in Turkish tutuklama…
in Italian arresto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逮捕, 拘捕…
in Russian арест…
in Polish aresztowanie…
in Vietnamese sự hãm lại…
in Spanish paro…
in Portuguese detenção, prisão…
in Thai การชะงัก…
in German der Stillstand…
in Catalan detenció…
in Japanese 逮捕…
in Indonesian berhenti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逮捕, 拘捕…
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