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highway patrol

noun
1.
a state law-enforcement organization whose officers safeguard the highways.
2.
a law-enforcement officer or group of officers assigned to patrol a highway.
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  • After a while a highway patrol officer came by, asked how she felt, and asked to see her license and registration.
  • It could be automatically downloaded to the highway patrol.
  • When the highway patrol came knocking, he refused to speak to them for three straight days.

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