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patrolman

noun [C] uk   /pəˈtrəʊl.mən/ us    /-ˈtroʊl-/
US a police officer who regularly walks or drives around an area in order to prevent or deal with crime UK old-fashioned a person who works for an organization of car owners and drives to any of its members to help them if their car stops working
Translations of “patrolman”
in Chinese (Traditional) 巡警, 巡邏工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巡警, 巡逻工…
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