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Sûreté

[syr-tey]
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noun
  1. la [lah] /lɑ/, the criminal investigation department of the French government.
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Examples from the Web for surete

Historical Examples

  • Was he not assisting the great M. Hanaud from the Surete in Paris?

    At the Villa Rose

    A. E. W. Mason

  • Look at what they did to my poor friend the Chief of the Surete, Boichlikoff.

  • No doubt for the purpose of facilitating the inquiries of the agents of the Surete?

  • The Chief of the Surete, who had arrived at the Glandier, joined us at that moment.

  • They would certainly know at the Surete, and also know if the glasses were his.