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Synonyms of police in English:


  • police force, police officers, policemen, policewomen, officers of the law, the forces of law and order, law-enforcement officers, law-enforcement agency;
    British constabulary;
    Scottish & Irish polis;
    informalthe cops, the fuzz, the law, the Man, the boys in blue, the long arm of the law
    British informalthe (Old) Bill
    North American informalthe heat, …'s finest
    informal, , derogatorypigs, the filth
    black English, , derogatoryBabylon
  • verb

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  • 1 it would not be possible to police the area effectively
    maintain law and order in, keep the peace in, keep guard over, keep watch on, watch over, guard, protect, defend, patrol, make the rounds of
  • 2 the cost of policing the demonstration
    control, keep in order, keep under control, regulate
  • 3 the regulations will be policed by Environmental Health officers
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