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ar·rest

 (ə-rĕst′)
v. ar·rest·ed, ar·rest·ing, ar·rests
v.tr.
1. To stop; check: a brake that automatically arrests motion; arrested the growth of the tumor.
2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
v.intr.
To undergo cardiac arrest: The patient arrested en route to the hospital.
n.
1.
a. The act of detaining in legal custody: the arrest of a criminal suspect.
b. The state of being so detained: a suspect under arrest.
2. A device for stopping motion, especially of a moving part.
3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped.

[Middle English aresten, from Old French arester, from Vulgar Latin *arrestāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin restāre, to stand still (re-, re- + stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots).]

ar·rest′a·ble adj.
ar·rest′er, ar·res′tor n.
ar·rest′ment n.

arrestable

(əˈrɛstəbəl)
adj
1. liable to be arrested
2. (Law) (of an offence) such that an offender may be arrested without a warrant
Translations

arrestable

[əˈrɛstəbəl] adj [offence] → passible d'arrestation

arrestable

adj to be an arrestable offence (Brit) or offense (US) → ein Grund zur Festnahme sein
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It was also agreed in the meeting of the committee of the whole that criminal law be amended to replace cognizable and non-cognizable offense with distinction to between arrestable and non-arrestable.
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Failure to obey the injunction is an arrestable offence and could lead to imprisonment.
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