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secret policenoun [U]

 /ˈsi·krɪt pəˈlis/
a ​government police ​organization that ​keepsinformation about a country’s ​citizens and ​preventsopposition to the ​government
(Definition of secret police from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “secret police”
in Chinese (Simplified) 秘密警察…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秘密員警…
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