Translation of apprehension in Spanish:

apprehension

Pronunciation: /ˌæprɪˈhentʃən; ˌæprɪˈhenʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (anxiety) aprensión (f), temor (m)
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    • All these concerns, apprehensions, fears and coercions can be rationally addressed.
    • Some write more openly about their fears, apprehensions and emotions.
    • And they have done it primarily by heightening and exploiting public anxieties and apprehensions.
  • 3 (awareness) [formal] percepción (feminine)
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    • Experiences are grasped through either apprehension or comprehension.
    • The knowledge, then, is transformed either through intention or extension and grasped either by comprehension or apprehension.
    • Wisdom is the pure non-verbal apprehension of All.
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    • Section 18 requires an intention to do grievous bodily harm or an intent to resist or prevent the lawful apprehension or detainer or any person.
    • How public was the juvenile's arrest, apprehension, or the incident that landed the juvenile in the public eye?
    • A warrant of arrest issued for the accused's apprehension.

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