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apprehension

 [ap″re-hen´shun]
1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety.

apprehension

/ap·pre·hen·sion/ (ap″re-hen´shun)
1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety.

apprehension

1. perception and understanding.
2. anticipatory fear or anxiety. See also anxiety.
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Intelligence-sharing not only assists regional SSTFs to identify and apprehend local criminals but also enhances individual investigations on a wider national scale.
By notifying local law enforcement, police will be able to work with bounty hunters to safely apprehend bail fugitives and avoid potential deadly armed confrontations,'' said Burbank police Chief Dave Newsham.
Flinn used ``necessary and reasonable'' force to apprehend Lopez, who had allegedly run from police after being caught with stolen property, the attorney said.
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Despite the failure to apprehend both suspects, Peters praised witnesses and the anonymous caller.
area and nationwide, Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE:CCU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lowry Mays today expressed his sincere thanks to 700WLW Radio talk show host Dale Sommers for his role in helping police apprehend two suspects in the recent sniper killings.