Definition Arrested

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Definition

an arrest: a detention, a capture (by the police)
noun
There were several arrests during the demonstration. The police took people away for questioning.

to be under arrest: to be detained by the police, to be taken into custody (at a police station)
idiom
They're under arrest until further notice. They won't be able to leave the police station.

to arrest somebody: to detain, to capture, to take a person for questioning by the police
verb
The police arrested the suspect outside his house. Now they have taken him to the police station to question him.

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