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police departmentnoun [C]

uk   us   US
in the US, the ​policeforce in an ​area or ​city
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police departmentnoun [C]

 us   /pəˈlis dɪˌpɑrt·mənt/
an ​organization of police in a ​city, ​region, or ​state
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