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apprehend

a pri hend

  • v  get the meaning of something
  • v  take into custody
  • v  anticipate with dread or anxiety

  • Special forces apprehend mock terrorists during an Olympic security drill at Beijing People's Police College.
  • Hes sort of a sad guy, and hes equally saddened and angered by the bureaucratic nightmare hes dwelling in while trying to apprehend a sadistic, psychopathic serial killer.
  • If there is no criminal mastermind to apprehend, how does one reduce the incidence of what some experts believe is a culture of violence and vendetta?.
News & Articles

  • A worst-case scenario
    A Montrose Police officer arrives at City Hall, and tries to apprehend a suspect and take her into custody during a mock active shooter exercise on Wednesday.
    June 13, 2013 - Montrose Daily Press
  • Man strikes plea deal for assault on State Trooper.
    A 50 year old North Pole man was sentenced to more than six years in jail for dragging a State Trooper who had been trying to apprehend him by reaching into his vehicle window. During a scheduled "Change Of Plea "hearing Wednesday afternoon, Erin Johnson pleaded guilty to felony counts of Third-Degree Assault and Failure To Stop at the Direction of a Peace Officer during a September 2011 ...
    June 13, 2013 - KTVF Fairbanks
  • Three arrested after strong armed robbery in Glendale
    GLENDALE (WITI) — Glendale police were able to apprehend three suspects in a strong armed robbery at a bus stop...
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 6 Milwaukee
Quotes

  • Greg Abbott in FOXNews
    There will be an aggressive effort to apprehend them,Abbott said when asked whether he was concerned the men might have fled Texas.
  • Al Sharpton in FOX News
    Police apprehend suspects; they don't kill them,Sharpton said. "This cannot be tolerated in a civilized society."
  • Zalmay Khalilzad in Seattle Times
    I and many other colleagues twice attempted to pass comprehensive immigration legislation to fix our broken borders, ensure respect for the laws of this country; recognize the important economic necessity of immigrant laborers, apprehend those who... John McCain http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCain&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhauRSvpu74c5JI21AhXVu-x_kmQ New York Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/09/us/politics/08cnd-mccain.html%3Fhp&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEwg88sJcMcsWiiXSck3DLUoD505w Jul 8, 2008 4817 7093 apprehended To those who commit these heinous crimes we send this message: You will be relentlessly hunted until you are apprehended and brought to justice," Khalilzad said. "Have no doubt, you will pay for your role in these crimes."

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