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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