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Definition of "arrested" []

  • Having been stopped or prevented from developing (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of arrest. (verb)

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Use "arrested" in a sentence
  • "His deputy chief of police, Gerold Dompig, used the broader term, detained, but as I say, his boss using the term arrested at this stage."
  • "We use the term arrested, and then we say they're being detained, and I get = = perfectly honest, I'm a bit confused which it is."
  • "The next day the neighbor sent her over the book; the title arrested her attention oddly -- "The Woman's Kingdom.""