Definition of arrestment in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈrɛs(t)m(ə)nt/


Scots Law
An attachment of property for the satisfaction of a debt: the Scottish clearing banks are unable to handle the volume of arrestments
More example sentences
  • When we had to take action against a neighbour, we had to get wage arrestments and eventually bank arrestments.
  • What is even more unbelievable is that the Executive is failing to use civil means, such as arrestment of wages or benefits, to pursue the unpaid fines.

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