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arrest

noun [C, U]
 
 
/əˈrest/
B2 an occasion when the police take someone away to ask them about a crime that they might have committed: Police made 20 arrests at yesterday's demonstration. He's under arrest (= has been arrested). →  See also house arrest Arresting and charging
Translations of “arrest”
in Korean 체포…
in Arabic اعْتِقال…
in French arrêt…
in Turkish tutuklama…
in Italian arresto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逮捕, 拘捕…
in Russian арест…
in Polish aresztowanie…
in Spanish paro…
in Portuguese detenção, prisão…
in German der Stillstand…
in Catalan detenció…
in Japanese 逮捕…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逮捕, 拘捕…
(Definition of arrest noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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