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Definitions of arrest:
  • noun:   the state of inactivity following an interruption
    Example: "The negotiations were in arrest"
  • noun:   the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
  • verb:   attract and fix
  • verb:   hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
    Example: "Arrest the downward trend"
  • verb:   cause to stop
    Example: "Arrest the progress"
  • verb:   take into custody

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