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po·lice·wom·an

 (pə-lēs′wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman who is a member of a police force.

policewoman

(pəˈliːswʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Law) a female police officer

po•lice•wom•an

(pəˈlisˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is a member of a police force.
[1850–55]
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.policewoman - a woman policemanpolicewoman - a woman policeman      
meter maid - policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"

policewoman

noun
A member of a law-enforcement agency:
Informal: cop, law.
Slang: bull, copper, flatfoot, fuzz, gendarme, heat, man (often uppercase).
Chiefly British: bobby, constable, peeler.
Translations
policistka
kvindelig politibetjent
naispoliisi
policajka
rendőrnő
lögreglumaîur
婦人警官
여자 경찰관
policajtka
policajka
kvinnlig polis
ตำรวจหญิง
nữ cảnh sát

policewoman

[pəˈliːsˌwʊmən] N (policewomen (pl)) → mujer f policía

policewoman

[pəˈliːswʊmən] npolicière f, femme f policier
She's a policewoman → Elle est policière.

policewoman

[pəˈliːsˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → donna f poliziotto inv

police

(pəˈliːs) noun plural
the men and women whose job is to prevent crime, keep order, see that laws are obeyed etc. Call the police!; The police are investigating the matter; (also adjective) the police force, a police officer.
verb
to supply (a place) with police. We cannot police the whole area.
police dog
a dog trained to work with policemen (in tracking criminals, finding drugs etc).
poˈliceman, poˈlicewoman nouns
a member of the police.
police station
the office or headquarters of a local police force. The lost dog was taken to the police station.

policewoman

ضَابِطَةُ شُرْطَة policistka kvindelig politibetjent Polizistin αστυνομικίνα policía naispoliisi femme policier policajka poliziotta 婦人警官 여자 경찰관 politieagente politikvinne policjantka mulher polícia, policial женщина-полицейский kvinnlig polis ตำรวจหญิง kadın polis nữ cảnh sát 女警察
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