Translation of arrest in Spanish:


detención, n.

Pronunciation /əˈrɛst//əˈrɛst/


  • 1

    detención feminine
    arresto masculine
    to make an arrest hacer una detención / un arresto
    • to be under arrest estar detenido / arrestado
    • he's under arrest on a robbery charge ha sido detenido / arrestado acusado de robo
    • you're under arrest queda detenido / arrestado
    • to put / place sb under arrest detener / arrestar a algn
    • to resist arrest resistirse a la autoridad
    • The military tried several times to enlist him, and he was indeed arrested or threatened with arrest several times by the military police.
    • The appellant was not under arrest or detention at the time the question was asked.
    • A warrant was issued for the claimant's arrest.
    • In order to exercise the now exceptional common law power of arrest, certain conditions must be met in relation to the person who is to be arrested and his conduct.
    • Laura Blackburne, a judge who presides over a drug court in New York City, helped a suspect elude arrest in her courtroom.
    • 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 applicant was in custody after his arrest on March 18, 1999 and was released after a bail hearing on March 25.
    • When he emerged from the house, Constable Dimatulac placed Mr. Lloyd under arrest for being unlawfully in a dwelling house and for uttering threats.
    • In this case, it is not suggested that Constable Bishop's actions were justified by the appellant's arrest on the outstanding warrant.
    • In Lindley the defendant had been taken into police custody upon arrest for disorderly behaviour.
    • A warrant of arrest issued for the accused's apprehension.
    • The internal report will provide valuable ammunition for the Hamiltons who have said they intend to sue Scotland Yard for unlawful arrest and detention.
    • On arrest both men were taken to the police station and interviewed.
    • In any event, this case is itself an example of a requirement of security in circumstances other than those of arrest or even threatened arrest.
    • He did not arrest the Claimant immediately because he thought that if the Claimant were arrested inside and resisted arrest then it might be difficult to get him down the narrow flight of stairs.
    • The appellant's arrest and police interview in 1998 are considered below in the context of the evidence relating to Harry.
    • The plaintiff began proceedings against the Chief Constable claiming damages for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.
    • Mr. Montpellier has been custody since his arrest.
    • They had plenty of officers to go out and detain - often without arrest - hunt saboteurs who peacefully protested against fox hunting.
    • The claimant brought an action for wrongful arrest and false imprisonment.

transitive verb

  • 1

    the arresting officer el oficial de policía que hace (/ hizo etc. ) la detención / el arresto
  • 2

    (hinder) dificultar
    (hinder) poner freno a
    (halt) detener
    (decline) atajar
    arrested development atrofia feminine
  • 3literary

    (hold, detain)
    to arrest sb's attention atraer la atención de algn

intransitive verb

  • 1

    sufrir un paro cardíaco