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English definition of “police”

police

verb [T]     /pəˈliːs/
to control or guard a public event or area by using members of the police or a similar force : The march will be heavily policed by an anti-riot unit .The police generally to control the way in which a possibly dangerous substance is dealt with or a dangerous activity is done: The use of these chemicals must be carefully policed.Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of police verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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