Translation of private detective in Spanish:

private detective

n

  • 1.1 (hired) detective (mf) privado, investigador privado, (m,f)
    More example sentences
    • Behind the scenes, private investigators are doing covert surveillance for government agencies and the insurance industry, or tracing people to serve court orders.
    • We as a municipality then continued our investigation by appointing a private investigator.
    • It remains unclear how much information the government has about his actions and whether the lawyers and clients who retained the private investigator knew of any wiretapping.
    1.2 (bodyguard) guardaespaldas (m), escolta (m), guarura (m) (Mexico/México)

Definition of private detective in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day moto
f
motorcycle …
Cultural fact of the day

The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.