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police officer Syllabification: po·lice of·fi·cer

Definition of police officer in English:


A policeman or policewoman.
Example sentences
  • He stated that he had not spoken to the police officers prior to the arrest of the Appellants.
  • The police officers will also patrol the nearby villages of Steeton and Eastburn.
  • What is wrong with having a distinction between police staff and police officers?
policeman, policewoman, officer, officer of the law, law officer, patrolman, authority figure;
constable, sergeant, inspector, corporal, captain, lieutenant, superintendent
informal cop, flatfoot, copper
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