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military police

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plural noun
  1. soldiers who perform police duties within the army. Abbreviation: MP
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Origin of military police

First recorded in 1820–30
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military police

  1. a corps within an army that performs police and disciplinary duties
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Derived Formsmilitary policeman, noun
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