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false arrest

false ar·rest
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls uh-rest]
    • /fɔls əˈrɛst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls uh-rest]
    • /fɔls əˈrɛst/

Definitions of false arrest words

  • noun false arrest arrest or detention of a person contrary to or unauthorized by law. 1
  • noun false arrest any unlawful detention or restraint of a person by one claiming legal power or authority 0

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Origin of false arrest

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

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Parts of speech for False arrest

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

false arrest popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

false arrest usage trend in Literature

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