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arrest
British English: /əˈrɛst/
American English: /əˈrɛst/

Translation of arrest in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (stop)
    zum Stillstand bringen (Fluss)
    arrest judgement
    (Law)
    ein/das Urteil aufheben

intransitive verb

  • (Medicine)
    einen Herzstillstand erleiden

noun

  • 1
    (stoppage) Stillstand, der
    arrest of judgement
    (Law)
    Aussetzung des/eines Verfahrens
  • 2 (legal apprehension) (of person)
    (temporary) Festnahme, die
    (of thing) Beschlagnahme, die
    under arrest
    festgenommen
    he was put under police/military arrest
    er wurde in Polizeigewahrsam genommen/unter Arrest gestellt

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