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tec

(tɛk) or

'tec

n
informal short for detective

TEC

(tɛk)
(in Britain) n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Training and Enterprise Council. See Training Agency
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tec - a police officer who investigates crimestec - a police officer who investigates crimes
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
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I remember going to the old place in Whitehall, years ago, and being shown round by one of the tip-top 'tecs. And this may be another."
TECS has partnered with Bahamas company Oban Energies to build a $5.5 billion oil refinery and storage facility in the northernmost island of Grand Bahama in the Atlantic Ocean.
The coastal province of Mersin has fully integrated, but in southern Turkey, Gaziantep and Sanliurfa provinces, TECs are still in the transition process, which aims to be completed by 2020.
Paqueo and Orbeta continue, 'We examined empirical evidences for and against TECs (temporary employment contracts), articulating potential consequences for inclusive economic growth, especially to the stakeholder the proposal is supposed to protect: the Filipino workers.
As we know it, the positive and negative selections of thymocytes are mediated by thymic epithelial cells (TECs), the predominant component in the thymic microenvironment.
The predecessors of the TECs, the engineer commands, were the senior engineer headquarters in the operational plans of U.S.
The procedures governing TECS have two key requirements for taxpayer information to be included:
Invited to bat TECS scored 202 runs for the loss of six wickets off their quota of 20 overs.
Conventional TEC solutions (sometimes referred to as "bulk" TECs) have been used for years to control the temperature of electronics.
TECS deals in electrical, mechanical and oil & gas industry products and has only one showroom which is located in Sohar.
Included in the bulletin are photos of the 17 men, accompanied by their dates of birth and their TECS Lookout numbers.