arrestation

noun
ar·​res·​ta·​tion | \ ˌaˌreˈstāshən \
plural -s

Definition of arrestation

: arrest:
a : stopping the sudden arrestation of life under the magic spell— E. V. Lucas
b : apprehension by legal authority the arrestation of the criminal

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History and Etymology for arrestation

French, from Middle French arestation, from arester + -ation

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“Arrestation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arrestation. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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