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cardiac arrest the failure of the heart to pump blood; heart attack.
citizen's arrest a legal arrest by a citizen, rather than an officer of the law, as permitted by common or written law.
false arrest the illegal restraint or detention of a person by another who claims to have legal authority, usu. a police officer.
house arrest legal confinement of a person under arrest in his or her home, a hospital, or a public building rather than in jail or prison.