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The information led to the arrest of three suspects.
After a third arrest for drunk driving, she lost her licence.
One of the women is suing for wrongful arrest (=having been arrested illegally).
Six men are under arrest in connection with the drug-smuggling operation.
We hope to make an arrest in the near future.
This is the British English definition of arrest. View American English definition of arrest.
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