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English definition of “nark”

nark

noun [C] (POLICE OFFICER)    /nɑːk/ US  /nɑːrk/ (also narc) US slang
a police officer whose job is to catch people who produce , sell , or use illegal drugs People who work for the police service
(Definition of nark noun (POLICE OFFICER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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