arrest\ attention

arrest\ attention
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  • arrest — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English aresten, from Anglo French arester to stop, arrest, from Vulgar Latin *arrestare, from Latin ad + restare to remain more at rest Date: 14th century 1. a. to bring to a stop < sickness arrested his… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • arrest — [n1] taking into custody accommodation, apprehension, appropriation, bag*, booby trap*, bust, captivity, capture, collar, commitment, confinement, constraint, crimp*, detention, drop*, fall*, gaff*, glom*, grab*, heat*, hook*, imprisonment,… …   New thesaurus

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  • arrest — [ə rest′] vt. [ME aresten < OFr arester < VL * arrestare < L ad , to + restare, to stop, REST3] 1. to stop or check the motion, course, or spread of 2. to seize or take into custody by authority of the law 3. to catch and keep (one s… …   English World dictionary

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  • Arrest and prosecution of Radovan Karadžić — Radovan Karadžić was arrested in Belgrade and extradited into International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia custody in The Hague in July 2008, as the 44th Serb suspect sent to The Hague [… …   Wikipedia