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CID

abbr.
Criminal Investigation Department
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Cid

(sɪd; Spanish θið)
n
(Biography) El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. ?1043–99, Spanish soldier and hero of the wars against the Moors

CID

abbreviation for
1. (Law) (in Britain) Criminal Investigation Department: the detective division of a police force
2. (Military) cruel, inhumane, and degrading: denoting the brutal and demeaning treatment of prisoners
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Cid

(sɪd)

n.
The, ( “El Cid Campeador” ) (Rodrigo Díaz de Bivar), c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors.

C.I.D.

Brit. Criminal Investigation Department.
[after Scotland Yard]

c.i.d.

Auto. cubic-inch displacement.
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CID

Consider it done
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Noun1.CID - the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, USACIL - a defense laboratory of the Criminal Investigation Command; the United States Army's primary forensic laboratory in support of criminal intelligence
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
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Translations

CID

N ABBR (Brit) =Criminal Investigation Department CID man/woman; CID officerpolicía mf or oficial mf del Departamento de Investigación Criminal
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CID

[ˌsiːaɪˈdiː] n abbr (British) (=Criminal Investigation Department) → P.J. f(= police judiciaire)
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CID

(Brit) abbr of Criminal Investigation Department˜ Kripo f
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References in classic literature ?
He used to say the Cid Ruy Diaz was a very good knight, but that he was not to be compared with the Knight of the Burning Sword who with one back-stroke cut in half two fierce and monstrous giants.
He next proceeded to inspect his hack, which, with more quartos than a real and more blemishes than the steed of Gonela, that "tantum pellis et ossa fuit," surpassed in his eyes the Bucephalus of Alexander or the Babieca of the Cid. Four days were spent in thinking what name to give him, because (as he said to himself) it was not right that a horse belonging to a knight so famous, and one with such merits of his own, should be without some distinctive name, and he strove to adapt it so as to indicate what he had been before belonging to a knight-errant, and what he then was; for it was only reasonable that, his master taking a new character, he should take a new name, and that it should be a distinguished and full-sounding one, befitting the new order and calling he was about to follow.
At last the surgeon was so full of admiration that he said, 'Well, you ARE a brave little thing!' and she said, just as ca'm and simple as if she was talking about the weather, 'There isn't anybody braver but the Cid!' You see?
They have it up and down, the children do, she standing up for the Cid, and they working George Washington for all he is worth."
In reading his 'Chronicle' I suffered for a time from its attribution to Fray Antonio Agapida, the pious monk whom he feigns to have written it, just as in reading 'Don Quixote' I suffered from Cervantes masquerading as the Moorish scribe, Cid Hamet Ben Engeli.
The famous gentlemen of Asia and Europe have been of this strong type; Saladin, Sapor, the Cid, Julius Caesar, Scipio, Alexander, Pericles, and the lordliest personages.
The beautiful and the generous are, in the theory, the doctors and apostles of this church: Scipio, and the Cid, and Sir Philip Sidney, and Washington, and every pure and valiant heart who worshipped Beauty by word and by deed.
The author of the "Cid" could not have said "Pierre Corneille" with more pride.
Rely more on standard supervisory practice to obtain relevant information, which would lessen its overdependence on CIDs to obtain information.
(18) To fulfill its purpose, the CFPB has broad enforcement powers, (19) perhaps the most useful of which is the CFPB's investigative authority to send out CIDs. (20)
There are practical steps that a company responding to a CID can take to both comply with the CID and soften its potential impact.