police officer

police officer
a member of a police force (Freq. 1)

it was an accident, officer

Syn: ↑policeman, ↑officer
Derivationally related forms: ↑officer (for: ↑officer)
Hypernyms: ↑lawman, ↑law officer, ↑peace officer
Member Holonyms: ↑police, ↑police force, ↑constabulary, ↑law

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noun, pl ⋯ -cers [count]
: a person whose job is to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and make arrests : a member of the police

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poˈlice officer [police officer] (also officer) noun
a member of the police
See also:officer

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