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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A police officer who investigates crimes; An investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public.

Usage examples (31)
  • Nobody, not even the young actress girlfriend of the main detective, is dressed to impress.
  • I know it's a mystery story, and the detective is a synesthete.
  • (For example, a detective is almost always more cunning than a barbarian).
  • "Have you noticed," she said, "that the detective is always watching our camp?" for more
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