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police officernoun [C]

 us   /pəˈlis ˌɔ·fɪ·sər, ˌɑf·ɪ-/ (plural policemen  /pəˈlis·mən/ or policewomen  /pəˈlisˌwɪm·ən/ ) (male policeman,  /pəˈlis·mən/ , female policewoman,  /pəˈlisˌwʊm·ən/ )
a ​member of the police ​force
(Definition of police officer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “police officer”
in Arabic ضابِط شُرْطة…
in Korean 경찰관…
in Portuguese policial…
in Catalan agent de policia…
in Japanese (男女の)警官, 警察官…
in Chinese (Simplified) 警察…
in Turkish polis, polis memuru/memuresi)…
in Russian полицейский…
in Chinese (Traditional) 員警…
in Italian funzionario, -a di polizia, agente di polizia…
in Polish policjant/ka…
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