Meaning of “patrol” in the English Dictionary

"patrol" in British English

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patrolverb [ I or T ]

uk /pəˈtrəʊl/ us /pəˈtroʊl/ -ll-

patrolnoun

uk /pəˈtrəʊl/ us /pəˈtroʊl/

(Definition of “patrol” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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patrolverb [ I/T ]

us /pəˈtroʊl/ -ll-

to go around an area or a building to check that it is free from trouble or danger:

(Definition of “patrol” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)