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- to release a person from arrest
- "Around midday, a 28-year-old local man was briefly arrested after he came close to the prime minister's group who had just left the Civic Hall in Leeds. No threats were made, and after the man's details were checked, he was de-arrested and allowed on his way." ― BBC News, 2014 Oct 27, "Jogger in PM security alert had 'no idea' what happened"
- Misspelling of dearest.