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police station

Syllabification: po·lice sta·tion

Definition of police station in English:

noun

The office or headquarters of a local police force.
Example sentences
  • One of the things the commissioner promised when he got into office was that he would not close local police stations.
  • Local police stations are being closed and people complain that beat bobbies have all but disappeared from our streets.
  • There were sporadic attacks on police stations, where policemen were disarmed.

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