police car


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squad′ car`


n.
a police automobile equipped with a radiotelephone for communicating with police headquarters. Also called patrol car, police car, prowl car.
[1930–35, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.police car - a car in which policemen cruise the streetspolice car - a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
panda car - a police cruiser
Translations
partioautopoliisiauto
rendőrautórendőrkocsi
パトカーパトロールカー

police car

nmacchina della polizia
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A driver has been arrested after allegedly leading officers on a late night chase and "ramming" a police car.
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A police car was wrecked in a smash with a 4x4 this evening while responding to an emergency call.
A POLICE car which crashed into a Ford Fiesta at a busy Stockton junction WAS responding to an emergency call.
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