police procedural

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police procedural

n.
A story or drama about the investigation of a crime by the police.

police procedural

n
(Film) a novel, film, or television drama that deals realistically with police work

police′ proce`dural


n.
a mystery novel, film, or television drama that deals realistically with police work. Also called procedural.
[1965–70]
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