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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 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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