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arrestment

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1 the act of taking or holding under one's control by authority of law
  • the arrestment of the bank president for embezzlement was accomplished as quietly as possible

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2 the stopping of a process or activity
  • the arrestment of all brain activity in the patient

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“Arrestment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arrestment. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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