Definition of coppering in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒpərɪŋ/


[mass noun] British informal
The work of a police officer: he doesn’t do his coppering by the book
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  • Cutting crime is a combination of economic regeneration, good old-fashioned coppering and effective early intervention.

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