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arresto
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of arresting)
a. arrest
El arresto del sospechoso de asesinato se produjo después de que la policía descubriera pruebas incriminatorias.The arrest of the murder suspect took place after the police discovered some incriminating evidence.
2. (act of detaining)
a. detention
El enemigo no liberaría nuestros soldados de su arresto hasta que acordamos firmar el tratado.The enemy wouldn't release our soldiers from their detention until we agreed to sign the treaty.
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arresto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (detención)
a. arrest
2. (law)
a.
arresto domiciliariohouse arrest
arrestoscourage
tener arrestos para hacer algoto have the courage to do something
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arresto
1 (Jur) (acción) arrest; (detención) remand; (Mil) detention; confinement
estar bajo arresto to be under arrest
arresto domiciliario house arrest
arresto mayor (España) imprisonment for from one month and a day to six months
arresto menor (España) imprisonment for from one day to thirty days
arresto preventivo preventive detention
2 arrestos (arrojo) daring
singular
; (s)
tener arrestos to be bold; be daring
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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