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Definición de “police” en inglés

police

noun [plural] uk   /pəˈliːs/ us  
A2 the official organization that is responsible for protecting people and property, making people obey the law, finding out about and solving crime, and catching people who have committed a crime: I think you should call the police. The police are investigating fraud allegations against him.The police generally members of this organization: There should be more police patrolling the area on foot.People who work for the police service

police

verb [T] uk   /pəˈliːs/ us  
to control or guard a public event or area by using members of the police or a similar force: The march will be heavily policed by an anti-riot unit.The police generally to control the way in which a possibly dangerous substance is dealt with or a dangerous activity is done: The use of these chemicals must be carefully policed.Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of police from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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