Translation of arrest in Spanish:
- to make an arresthacer una detención or un arrestoto be under arrestestar detenido or arrestadohe's under arrest on a robbery chargeha sido detenido or arrestado acusado de roboyou're under arrestqueda detenido or arrestadoto put o place somebody under arrestdetener or arrestar a alguiento resist arrestresistirse a la autoridadExample sentences
- In Lindley the defendant had been taken into police custody upon arrest for disorderly behaviour.
- These are separate categories, but it does not follow that in every case of unlawful arrest by a police officer exemplary damages are appropriate.
- The internal report will provide valuable ammunition for the Hamiltons who have said they intend to sue Scotland Yard for unlawful arrest and detention.
- 1 (detain) the arresting officerel oficial de policía que hace ( or hizo etc) la detención or el arrestoExample sentences
- Disappointed with the dilatory tactics of the cocoa firms, he even suggested sending a man-of-war to arrest a slave ship.
- Without the signed Yacht Salvage Contract, the salvor is free to arrest your boat and file suit in federal court.
- Nor has it commenced legal proceedings in England to secure its underlying claim by arresting a ship here or to enforce the arbitration award.
- 2 (progress/growth) (hinder)dificultar
poner freno a(halt) detener(decline)arrested development
atajardesarrollo (masculine) atrofiado
atrofia (feminine)Example sentences
- This addresses only 50 per cent of the problem, it will arrest the disease process and possibly repair some damage.
- As yet there is no proven means of arresting the disease's progress, let alone curing it.
- Many natural and chemical agents have been employed with the aim of halting or blocking angiogenesis, in an attempt to arrest malignant growth, development and metastasis.
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