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police

noun [plural]   /pəˈliːs/
A2 the organization that makes people obey the law and that protects people against crime policía I heard a gun shot and decided to call the police. A 30-year-old man is being questioned by the police.
(Definition of police from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

police

noun plural /pəˈliːs/
the men and women whose job is to prevent crime, keep order, see that laws are obeyed etc policía Call the police! The police are investigating the matter (also adjective) the police force, a police officer.
police constable noun
(in Britain) a police officer of the lowest rank Oficial Policiaco del Menor Rango
police dog noun
a dog trained to work with policemen (in tracking criminals, finding drugs etc. perro policía
police force noun
the police organization of a country or area Fuerza Policial She’s thinking of joining the police force when she leaves school.
policeman noun ( plural policemen, policewomen) ( policewoman)
a member of the police. policía, agente de policía
police officer noun
a member of the police Oficial de Policía Two police officers arrested the man and put handcuffs on him.
police station noun
the office or headquarters of a local police force comisaría The shoplifter was taken to the local police station.
(Definition of police from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “police”
in Korean 경찰…
in Arabic شُرْطة…
in Malaysian polis…
in French (de) police…
in Russian полиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 員警當局,警方, 員警…
in Italian polizia…
in Turkish polis teşkilâtı, emniyet güçleri…
in Polish policja, Police ma tylko liczbę mnogą!…
in Vietnamese cảnh sát…
in Portuguese polícia…
in Thai ตำรวจ…
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…
in Indonesian polisi…
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