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apprehension
American English: /ˌæprəˈhɛnʃən/
British English: /aprɪˈhɛnʃ(ə)n/

Translation of apprehension in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 3 (awareness) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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