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Léxico relacionado con los juicios II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/1/2005
Word: Detener
(de-te-NER), verbo
English: to detain, to arrest
Etymology: Del latín detinere.
Meaning: Privar de libertad por un tiempo breve
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los juicios II

Posteriormente fue detenido por hacer caso omiso de la multa de tráfico.