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noun [plural] police pronunciation in American English /pəˈlis/
  1. the people who work for an organization, connected with a local or state government, that tries to catch criminals and checks that people obey the law

    Over 100 police were called in to deal with the riot.

    traffic/riot police

    1. a.

      the police

      an organization, connected with a local or state government, that tries to catch criminals and checks that people obey the law

      Someone called the police.

    2. b.
      a group of people who try to change others’ opinions or behavior to be the same as theirs

      the fashion police

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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