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military police

plural noun
1.
soldiers who perform police duties within the army.
Abbreviation: MP.
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Origin of military police
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for military-police

military police

noun
1.
a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
Derived Forms
military policeman, noun
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