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constable

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌn.stə.bl̩/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
a British police officer of the lowest rank
Translations of “constable”
in Korean 경찰관…
in Arabic شُرطي…
in French agent/-e de police…
in Turkish Britanya'da en ast rütbede polis memuru…
in Italian poliziotto, agente…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國最低級別的)員警,保安官…
in Russian констебль…
in Polish posterunkowy…
in Spanish policía, guardia, agente de policía…
in Portuguese policial…
in German der Schutzmann…
in Catalan agent…
in Japanese 巡査…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国最低级别的)警察,保安官…
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