There are 2 translations of arrest in Spanish:

arrest1

Pronunciation: /əˈrest/

n

  • detención (f), arresto (m) to make an arrest hacer* una detención or un arresto to be under arrest estar* detenido or arrestado he's under arrest on a robbery charge ha sido detenido or arrestado acusado de robo you're under arrest queda detenido or arrestado to put o place sb under arrest detener* or arrestar a algn to resist arrest resistirse a la autoridad
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    • 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.

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Word of the day tropa
f
la tropa = the troops …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting remains popular in many parts of Spain and some Latin American countries, and is regularly broadcast on television. During the bullfight (corrida) three bullfighters (matadores) fight a total of six bulls, two each.

There are 2 translations of arrest in Spanish:

arrest2

vt

  • 1 (detain) detener*, arrestar the arresting officer el oficial de policía que hace ( or hizo etc) la detención or el arresto
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    • 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] atajar arrested development desarrollo (m) atrofiado, atrofia (f)
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    • 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.
  • 3 (hold, detain) [literary/literario] atraer* to arrest sb's attention atraer* la atención de algn

vi

  • sufrir un paro cardíaco

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Word of the day tropa
f
la tropa = the troops …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting remains popular in many parts of Spain and some Latin American countries, and is regularly broadcast on television. During the bullfight (corrida) three bullfighters (matadores) fight a total of six bulls, two each.