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Police (IPA: /pəˈɫis/)


Police (n.)

A judicial and executive system, for the government of a city, town, or district, for the preservation of rights, order, cleanliness, health, etc., and for the enforcement of the laws and prevention of crime; the administration of the laws and regulations of a city, incorporated town, or borough.

Police (n.)

That which concerns the order of the community; the internal regulation of a state.

Police (n.)

The organized body of civil officers in a city, town, or district, whose particular duties are the preservation of good order, the prevention and detection of crime, and the enforcement of the laws.

Police (n.)

Military police, the body of soldiers detailed to preserve civil order and attend to sanitary arrangements in a camp or garrison.

Police (n.)

The cleaning of a camp or garrison, or the state / a camp as to cleanliness.

Police (v. t.)

To keep in order by police.

Police (v. t.)

To make clean; as, to police a camp.

Police

Constituted body of persons empowered by the state to enforce the law

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City of Poland

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Village in the Třebíč district of Czech Republic

Police

1985 film by Maurice Pialat

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1916 film directed by Charlie Chaplin

Police Synonyms

Law, Constabulary, Police Force

Police Synonyms

Patrol

Police (Last Name / Surname)

Police is the #53,538 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 386 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Police in Spanish is Policía

Tagalog Translation

Police in Tagalog is Alagaan

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .even the police discussed this violence as possibly coming within the scope of their terms of reference." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Having narrowly escaped arrest from a disinterested police officer] Well, Miami sucks. But the cops are kind of nice." - Big Trouble

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [twenty 18-wheelers are on a crash course with about 50 police cars] Welcome to the biggest game of chicken, boys!" - Smokey and the Bandit II

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A crowded police docket is the surest of all signs that trade is brisk and money plenty." - Mark Twain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" America is a fucking police state." - Police state


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