Definition of military police in English:

military police

Line breaks: mili|tary po¦lice

noun

[treated as plural]
  • The corps responsible for police and disciplinary duties in an army: military police have foiled another attempt to attack and mutilate horses
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    • The military now has three major special-operations units, one each in the army, the military police and the marine corps.
    • The burden of employment has thus fallen more and more on the National Guard and Army Reserve military police.
    • There are several police forces, including internal security police, gendarmes, and military police.

Derivatives

military policeman

noun
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  • The company's requests for soldiers or military policemen to patrol the perimeter, and for 60 off-duty Kent police officers to work at the site, have been turned down.
  • He was picked for promotion to become a military policeman and patrolled Blackburn's pubs and town centre streets.
  • They were most disgusted by the military policemen who cited them for being out of uniform or other indiscretions of like seriousness.

military policewoman

noun

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