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Definitions of detective:

part of speech: adjective

Employed, or skilled, in finding out; pertaining to detectives, or detection.

part of speech: noun

A policeman employed secretly to detect crime.

part of speech: noun

A person who investigates crimes and mysteries.

part of speech: noun

A police officer not dressed in uniform, whose duty it is to act secretly.

part of speech: adjective

That detects or discovers.

part of speech: adjective

Employed in detecting.

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