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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The force of policemen and officers.

Usage examples (34)
  • Criticising the constabulary was a no-go area for MPs.
  • He said Miss Adams had called the constabulary's non-emergency number at 10. 45pm to report noise and nuisance in the garden.
  • He added that the award reflects the contribution PC Edwards has made to the overall aim of the constabulary, which is to inspire trust and confidence in the police service
  • It's the navy's "constabulary" role, protecting British trade since Henry VIII built his first fleet. for more
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