how to pronounce arrest


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arrest is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of arrest in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as demonstrated by the arrest of enrique …”

meaning of arrest

Arrest means to take someone into custody, to take someone into custody by legal authority.

arrest frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word arrest occurs in english on average 15.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics arrest can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that arrest can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to arrest


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