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Noun: police officer  pu'lees 'ó-fi-su(r)
  1. A member of a police force
    "it was an accident, police officer";
    - policeman, officer, bobby [Brit, informal], plod [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: police officers

Type of: law officer, lawman, peace officer

Part of: Bill [Brit, informal], boys in blue [informal], constabulary, fuzz [informal], law, Old Bill [Brit, informal], police, police force, polis [UK, dialect, informal], the fuzz [informal]

Encyclopedia: Police officer