/ (əˈrɛstəbəl) /
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liable to be arrested
(of an offence) such that an offender may be arrested without a warrant
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Words nearby arrestable
arrayal, arrearage, arrears, arrenotoky, arrest, arrestable, arrestant, arrestee, arrester, arresting, arresting gear
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How to use arrestable in a sentence
Burgh customs still stand in the peculiar position of being neither adjudgeable nor arrestable; they are therefore bad security.
The dead was arrestable: a law afterwards set aside, “for death dissolved all things.”Legal Lore|Various