French translation of 'apprehension'
1. (= arrest) [of suspect, criminal, offender, murderer, culprit] appréhension f
2. (= fear) [of fact, risk] inquiétude f
in apprehension par crainte
to tremble with apprehension trembler de crainte
She trembled with apprehension. Elle tremblait de crainte.
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Others, however, were more practiced or gifted at such apprehension.THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART TWO OF THE EA CYCLE (2002)
He waited with sickening apprehension for the next aircraft.A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2002)
I stared at the title in apprehension, hardly noticing Sue's triumphant entry into the room, clad in jeans.WHISTLER IN THE DARK (2002)
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British English: apprehension NOUN
Apprehension is a feeling of fear that something bad may happen.
It reflects real anger and apprehension about the future.
Translation of apprehension from the Collins English to French Dictionary