police force Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"police force" in British English

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police forcenoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
the ​police in a ​country or ​area: More ​youngpeople are ​needed to join the ​policeforce. the Metropolitan Police Force
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(Definition of police force from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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police forcenoun [C]

 us   /pəˈlis ˌfɔrs/
the ​group of ​people who are ​employed as police in a ​city, ​region, or ​state
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Translations of “police force”
in Chinese (Simplified) 警察队伍,警力…
in Turkish emniyet güçleri, polis teşkilâtı…
in Russian полиция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 員警的行列,警力…
in Polish policja…
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