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police officer

noun [C]  /pəˈlis ˌɔ·fɪ·sər, ˌɑf·ɪ-/ (plural policemen  /pəˈlis·mən/ or policewomen  /pəˈlisˌwɪm·ən/) (male policeman,  /pəˈlis·mən/, female policewoman,  /pəˈlisˌwʊm·ən/) us  
a member of the police force
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