police dog

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police dog

n.
1. A dog trained to aid the police, as in tracking criminals or detecting controlled substances.

police dog

n
(Law) a dog, often a German shepherd dog, trained to help the police, as in tracking

police′ dog`


n.
1. a dog trained to assist the police.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.police dog - any dog trained to assist police especially in trackingpolice dog - any dog trained to assist police especially in tracking
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Translations
كَلْب الشُّرْطَه
policejní pes
politihund
PolizeihundDiensthund
perros policía
poliisikoira
rendőrkutya
lögregluhundur
警察犬
politiehond
policajný pes
полицијски пас
polis köpeği

police dog

ncane m 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.
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