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Noun: police  pu'lees
  1. The force of policemen and officers
    "the police came looking for him";
    - police force, constabulary, law, polis [UK, dialect, informal], fuzz [informal], Old Bill [Brit, informal], Bill [Brit, informal], boys in blue [informal], the fuzz [informal]
Verb: police  pu'lees
  1. Maintain law and order using police; guard with police
     
  2. Watch over or guard an area by regularly walking around
    - patrol
     
  3. Ensure agreed rules are obeyed or procedures enforced
    "Who will police the ceasefire between north and south?"

Sounds like: poling, popolice, p

Derived forms: policing, policed, polices

Type of: force, guard, law enforcement agency, personnel

Encyclopedia: Police, Greater Poland Voivodeship