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police British & World English

The civil force of a state, responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the maintenance of public order

police English Thesaurus

it would not be possible to police the area effectively

police dog British & World English

A dog, especially an Alsatian, trained for use in police work

police jury British & World English

An elected governing body in most Louisiana parishes, corresponding to a county board of commissioners in other states

police force British & World English

An organized body of police officers responsible for a country, district, or town

police record British & World English

A dossier kept by the police on all people convicted of crime

police state British & World English

A totalitarian state controlled by a political police force that secretly supervises the citizens' activities

secret police British & World English

A police force working in secret against a government’s political opponents

kitchen police British & World English

Enlisted men detailed to help the cook by washing dishes, peeling vegetables, and other kitchen duties

military police British & World English

The corps responsible for police and disciplinary duties in an army

police informer British & World English

A person who gives police information about crimes and offenders

police officer British & World English

A policeman or policewoman

police station British & World English

The office or headquarters of a local police force

thought police British & World English

A group of people who aim or are seen as aiming to suppress ideas that deviate from the way of thinking that they believe to be correct

police procedural British & World English

A crime novel in which the emphasis is on the procedures used by the police in solving the crime

Royal Canadian Mounted Police British & World English

The national police force of Canada, founded in 1873 as the North West Mounted Police. A member of the force is informally called a Mountie

Motu British & World English

The language of the Motu, the base of a pidgin known as Hiri Motu or (formerly) Police Motu, widely used as a lingua franca for administrative purposes

a police record in police record British & World English

A personal history which includes some conviction for crime

police constable in constable British & World English

A police officer of the lowest rank

Police Motu in Motu British & World English

The language of the Motu, the base of a pidgin known as Hiri Motu or (formerly) Police Motu, widely used as a lingua franca for administrative purposes


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