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constablenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkʌn.stə.bl̩/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
a British police officer of the lowest rank
Translations of “constable”
in Arabic شُرطي…
in Korean 경찰관…
in Malaysian konstabel…
in French agent/-e de police…
in Turkish Britanya'da en ast rütbede polis memuru…
in Italian poliziotto, agente…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國最低級別的)員警,保安官…
in Russian констебль…
in Polish posterunkowy…
in Vietnamese viên cảnh sát…
in Spanish policía, guardia, agente de policía…
in Portuguese policial…
in Thai ตำรวจ…
in German der Schutzmann…
in Catalan agent…
in Japanese 巡査…
in Indonesian agen polisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国最低级别的)警察,保安官…
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