false arrest


: an arrest that is not legally justified

Full Definition of FALSE ARREST

:  an arrest not justifiable under law

Examples of FALSE ARREST

  1. He's suing the police for false arrest.

First Known Use of FALSE ARREST



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March 30, 2015
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