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[in-ter-pohl] /ˈɪn tərˌpoʊl/
an official international agency that coordinates the police activities of more than 100 member nations: organized in 1923 with headquarters in Paris.
Origin of Interpol
Inter(national Criminal) Pol(ice Organization) Unabridged
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noun acronym
International Criminal Police Organization, an association of over 100 national police forces, devoted chiefly to fighting international crime
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1952, abbreviation of international police, in full, The International Criminal Police Commission, founded 1923 with headquarters in Paris.

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International Criminal Police Organization
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