apprehension

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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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The convicted policeman was commissioned to apprehend illegal residents and hand them over to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai.
The appeal court backs the conclusion of a lack of reasonable and probable grounds to apprehend because the child was not in need of protection at the time of apprehension.
Frequent use of checkpoints and aggressive media coverage can create a convincing threat in people's minds that officers will apprehend impaired drivers--a key to general deterrence.
Dubai: A policeman has been accused of accepting Dh600 in phone credit as bribe from a worker to apprehend three illegal residents, who wished to be deported.