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narc 1

 (närk) Slang
A law enforcement officer, usually one working undercover, who deals with narcotics violations.

[Short for narcotics agent.]

narc 2

 (närk) Slang
An informer; a snitch.
intr.v. narced, narc·ing, narcs
To act as an informer; snitch.
Phrasal Verb:
narc on
To give an authority information about a crime or infraction committed by (someone); inform on: He was caught dealing drugs because his roommate narced on him.

[From nark.]
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slang US a narcotics agent
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or nark


n. Slang.
a government narcotics agent or detective.
[1965–70, Amer.; shortening of narcotic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narc - a lawman concerned with narcotics violationsnarc - a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
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[nɑːk] N (US) → agente mf de la brigada de los narcóticos
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n (US sl) → Rauschgiftfahnder(in) m(f)
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The Director General, National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) Dr.
The Committee also directed NARC to collect samples of potatoes from all the potato growing areas and conduct immediate study to control the scab disease.
Ghulam Mohammad Ali DG, NARC as the chief guest of the event emphasized on enhancing the scope of research activities regarding pollination, mites and disease control, quality queen breeding and honey analysis.
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They were agreed for fostering linkage of RSPN for implementation of agriculture related projects and NARC would also help in suggesting of approved varieties of vegetables and crop seeds and breed of livestock and poultry.
As per terms and conditions of the Memorandum, NARC provide the technical assistance to RSPN, share best international practices with RSPN, Facilitate RSPN for organizing of different training events related to Agriculture, Live Stock, Poultry and Fisheries by providing technical resources and training facilities, foster linkage of RSPN for implementation of agriculture related projects/programmes in Pakistan, advice RSPN about approved varieties of vegetables and crop seeds and breed of livestock and poultry and also provide technical endorsement for agriculture proposals and modules.
Yusuf Zafar, Chairman, PARC emphasized the importance of plantation by saying all the Scientists, Researchers and Internees of PARC / NARC to take part in the Monsoon Tree Plantation campaign.
According to information released by the NARC's Animal Sciences Institute, it cannot be diagnosed in animals although the presence of ticks can be an indication.
Abu-Ghazaleh, and the Center to cooperate in developing Arab and Jordanian agricultural scientific research, and benefit from the technical expertise of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization in networking the NARC and its branches in the Kingdom with research centers in the European Union, as well as archiving the Center's national library and connecting with the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN).
NARC brings together and serves as a "knowledge hub" for most of the nation's metropolitan planning organizations.
Acknowledgements: The authors are thankful to the Plant Genetic Resources Institute (PGRI), National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), and Islamabad for providing the seed material used and extending laboratory facilities throughout the present study.