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police officer

noun
1.
any policeman or policewoman; patrolman or patrolwoman.
2.
a person having officer rank on a police force.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for police-officer

police officer

noun
1.
a member of a police force, esp a constable; policeman Often (esp as form of address) shortened to officer
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