noun Date: 1944 a person who is under arrest

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  • Arrestee — Ar res*tee , n. [See {Arrest}, v.] (Scots Law) The person in whose hands is the property attached by arrestment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrestee — ar·res·tee /ə ˌres tē/ n: a person who is or was under arrest Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring — Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring, or ADAM, was a survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice to gauge the prevalence of alcohol and illegal drug use among prior arrestees. It was a reformulation of the prior Drug Use Forecasting (DUF)… …   Wikipedia

  • arrestee — /euh res tee /, n. a person who is under arrest. [1840 50, for earlier sense; ARREST + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrestee — noun a person who is under arrest …   Wiktionary

  • arrestee — n. one who is under arrest, one who is stopped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • arrestee — ar·rest·ee …   English syllables

  • arrestee — /ərɛsˈti/ (say uhres tee) noun Scottish Law someone who is under an arrestment (def. 2) …  

  • arrestee — The person in whose possession goods are held under an arrestment; a garnishee in Scotch law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arrestee — |aˌre|stē; əˈreˌstē, aˈ noun ( s) Etymology: arrest (I) + ee 1. Scots law : the person who holds property attached by arrestment 2. : one who is under arrest follow the a …   Useful english dictionary

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