Translation of detective in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /dɪˈtektɪv/


  • (private) detective (mf); (in police force) agente (mf), oficial (mf) (before n) detective agency o bureau agencia (f) de detectives detective story novela (f) policíaca or policial detective work pesquisas (fpl), investigaciones (fpl)
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    • Eight of the suspects were today being quizzed by detectives at undisclosed police stations.
    • Strathclyde Police last night confirmed that detectives had investigated the matter.
    • The investigating detectives reviewed the color surveillance video at the dealership.

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