arrest
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arrest(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to legally detain)
a. detener
The police arrested him for breaking the store window.La policía lo detuvo por romper la ventana de la tienda.
b. arrestar
The police arrested the drug trafficker.La policía arrestó al narcotraficante.
2. (to engage)
a. atraer
The blooming magnolia tree arrested the gaze of each passerby.La magnolia en flor atrajo la mirada de todo transeúnte.
3. (to halt)
a. detener
The new law will arrest construction of the new baseball park.La nueva ley detendrá la construcción del nuevo parque de béisbol.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (legal detention)
a. la detención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police made an arrest in the murder case.La policía hizo una detención en el caso del homicidio.
b. el arresto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The officer made an arrest in the burglary case.El oficial hizo un arresto en el caso del robo.
5. (medicine)
a. el paro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ambulance arrived within minutes after his cardiac arrest.La ambulancia llegó en cuestión de minutos después del paro cardíaco.
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arrest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el detención f, arresto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be under arrestestar detenido(a)
to make an arrestrealizar or practicar una detención
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (person, development)
a. detener
my attention was arrested by…me llamó poderosamente la atención…
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arrest [əˈrest]
noun
[of person] detención (f); [of goods] secuestro (m)
to make an arrest hacer una detención; to be under arrest estar detenido; you're under arrest queda usted detenido; to put or place sb under arrest detener or arrestar a algn
Murder squad detectives approached the man and placed him under arrest
transitive verb
1 [+criminal] detener
2 [+attention] atraer
3 [+progress, decay etc] (halt) detener; parar; (hinder) obstaculizar
measures to arrest inflation medidas para detener la inflación
modifier
arrest warrant (n) orden (f) de detención
A US magistrate has issued an arrest warrant for a fourth person
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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