There are 2 main definitions of flic in English:

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flic 1

Pronunciation: /flɪk/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Computing
A data file containing computer animations.
Example sentences
  • This menu accesses all flics or animations.
  • However, most times that stuff is a FLIC file.

Origin

Usage of the cinematographic sense of flick.

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There are 2 main definitions of flic in English:

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flic 2

Pronunciation: /flik/

noun

informal
A French policeman.
Example sentences
  • Les flic were starting to put barricades up across the road.
  • Les flics were following the Palestinian, not the Australian, and found them in the cot when they kicked down the door in a cheap Paris hotel.
  • So, from a blurred photocopy of a fax that was passed on to our source by a friendly flic in a smoke-filled bar in Montmartre and then dictated over an iffy phone link, here is the speech.

Origin

French.

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Syllabification: flic

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