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(tɛk) or


informal short for detective


(in Britain) n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Training and Enterprise Council. See Training Agency
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Noun1.tec - a police officer who investigates crimestec - a police officer who investigates crimes
dick, gumshoe, hawkshaw - someone who is a detective
plainclothesman - a detective who wears civilian clothes on duty
police officer, policeman, officer - a member of a police force; "it was an accident, officer"
tracer - an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods