Significado de “police” - en el Diccionario Inglés

police en inglés británico

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policenoun [ plural ]

uk /pəˈliːs/ us /pəˈliːs/

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.

members of this organization:

There should be more police patrolling the area on foot.

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policeverb [ T ]

uk /pəˈliːs/ us /pəˈliːs/

(Definición de police del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

police en inglés americano

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policeplural noun

us /pəˈlis/

an official force whose job is to maintain public order, deal with crime, and make people obey the law, or the members of this force:

I think you should call the police.
Police arrested two people in connection with the robbery.

policeverb [ T ]

us /pəˈlis/

to control or maintain order, esp. with police:

Security forces policed the border.
It’s up to the government to police the financial markets.

(Definición de police del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

police en inglés de negocios

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policeverb [ T ]

uk /pəˈliːs/ us

to make sure that the rules of an activity, organization, industry, etc. are obeyed:

It's impossible for the moderator to police all the comments that have been posted.

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.

(Definición de police del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)