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police / policía
 
police   [pəˈli:s]
A. -noun plural   policía feminine singular
·to join the police
·hacerse policía
·more than a hundred police were called in
·masculineánoun de cien policías hicieron acto de presencia
B. -transitive verb
[+frontier]   vigilar,   patrullar por
[+area]   mantener el orden público en
[+process]   vigilar,   controlar
·the frontier is policed by UN patrols
·la frontera la vigilan las patrullas de la ONU
·the area used to be policed by Britain
·la zona estaba antes bajo control de Gran Bretaña
C. -compound   de policía
·police brutality   -noun   violencia (f) policial
·police captain   -noun
(United States)   subjefe masculine and feminine
·police car   -noun   coche (m) de policía
·police constable   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   guardia masculine and feminine,   policía masculine and feminine
·police court   -noun   tribunal (m) de policía,   tribunal (m) correccional
·police custody   -noun
·in police custody
·bajo custodia policial
·police department   -noun
(United States)   policía (f)
·police dog   -noun   perro (m) policía
·police escort   -noun   escolta (f) policial
·police force   -noun   cuerpo (m) de policía
·police inspector   -noun   inspector (m) / inspectoa (f)
·police officer   -noun   guardia masculine and feminine,   policía masculine and feminine
·police protection   -noun   protecciónoun (f) policial
·police record   -noun   antecedentes masculine plural penales
·police state   -noun   estado (m) policía
·police station   -noun   comisaría (f)
·police work   -noun   trabajo (m) policial or de la policía
 
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