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police officer Line breaks: po¦lice of¦fi|cer

Definition of police officer in English:

noun

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?
Synonyms
policeman, policewoman, officer of the law, law-enforcement officer/agent, officer;
British constable;
North American patrolman, trooper, roundsman, peace officer;
Indian kotwal, jawan;
Frenchgendarme
informalcop, jack, uniform
British informalcopper, bobby, rozzer, busy, bizzy, plod, PC Plod
North American informalbear
Australian/New Zealand informalwalloper, demon
French informalflic
informal, , derogatorypig
informal, , datedflatfoot, bogey, flattie, woodentop
archaicpeeler, runner, bluebottle, finger

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