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police

plural noun  /pəˈlis/ us  
an official force whose job is to maintain public order, deal with crime, and make people obey the law, or the members of this force: I think you should call the police. Police arrested two people in connection with the robbery.

police

verb [T]  /pəˈlis/ us  
to control or maintain order, esp. with police: Security forces policed the border. It’s up to the government to police the financial markets.
Translations of “police”
in Korean 경찰…
in Arabic شُرْطة…
in French (de) police…
in Turkish polis teşkilâtı, emniyet güçleri…
in Italian polizia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 員警當局,警方, 員警…
in Russian полиция…
in Polish policja, Police ma tylko liczbę mnogą!…
in Spanish policía…
in Portuguese polícia…
in German die Polizei, Polizei-……
in Catalan policia…
in Japanese 警察, 警察署…
in Chinese (Simplified) 警察当局,警方, 警察…
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