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Definition of "arrestable" [arrestable]

  • Capable of, or suitable for, being arrested (taken into police custody). (adjective)
  • For which one can be arrested (taken into police custody). (adjective)

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Use "arrestable" in a sentence
  • "Before offences where defined as arrestable and non-arrestable."
  • "I have no idea of the potential punishment for the cash-for-peerages offence, but I am fairly sure that it would also be 'arrestable'."
  • "As perverting the cause of justice carries a sentence of over 5 years, it is certainly 'arrestable'."