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Words nearby detective
Example sentences from the Web for detective
Then, the two paramedics and two city police officers and a detective walked into the room.
Only then would the detective seek other evidence like eyewitnesses or forensic data to justify arresting and charging the subject.
He’s an epidemiologist, or disease detective, in Canada at the University of Toronto.Viral scents? Dogs sniff out coronavirus in human sweat|Sharon Oosthoek|August 19, 2020|Science News For Students
His team described how its detective work led to this conclusion in the January 2015 EMBO Molecular Medicine.
She’s a virus detective at the University of California, Davis.
On Thursday, Detective Superintendent McDonald described his account as “harrowing” and compelling.Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys|Nico Hines|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Glock family feud gets messier with new court documents alleging that gun magnate Gaston had a detective follow his ex-wife.
Back at police headquarters, Chief of Police Michael Floore Sr. ran out of the detective bureau, barking into a walkie talkie.
She had a simple answer to my inquiry about the calls that were never returned—from her or anyone else in the detective bureau.
On the second floor I rang a buzzer at the door of the detective bureau.
The detective's clothes were too new and his companion's too old.The Illustrious Prince|E. Phillips Oppenheim
It seemed that the spirit was that of Vidocq, the French detective.The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow|S. Weir Mitchell
"Never mind, old man," said Hodge, as he resumed the cigarette and brought forth the detective story again.Frank Merriwell's Chums|Burt L. Standish
I returned to Marlstone, and faced your friend the detective with such nerve as I had left.The Woman in Black|Edmund Clerihew Bentley
And that I sent next for Detective Bathurst, warning him that you were surrounded by enemies.The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
British Dictionary definitions for detective
- a police officer who investigates crimes
- See private detective
- (as modifier)a detective story