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police
British English: /pəˈliːs/
American English: /pəˈlis/

Translation of police in German:

plural noun

  • 2 (members)
    Polizisten Pl.
    attrib.
    Polizei-
    whole squads of police
    ein gewaltiges Polizeiaufgebot
    the police are on his trail
    die Polizei ist ihm auf der Spur
    extra police were called in
    zusätzliche Polizeikräfte wurden hinzugezogen
    help the police with their enquiries
    von der Polizei vernommen werden

transitive verb

  • 3 (provide with police)
    Polizeibeamte einsetzen in + Dat. (Gebiet, Stadt usw.)
    the inadequate policing of the district
    die unzureichende Polizeipräsenz in dem Bezirk
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