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Definitions of police:

part of speech: verb transitive

To protect and keep in order by regular officers.

part of speech: noun

In a city, town, or district, that part of the government that enforces the laws and keeps order; an organized body of officers for keeing order.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

A body of civil officers employed to enforce the laws respecting good order, cleanliness, & c.; the internal regulations of a town, city, or state.

part of speech: noun

The system of regulations of a city, town, or district, for the preservation of order and enforcement of law: the internal government of a state: ( short for police- force) the civil officers for preserving order, etc.

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