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police officer

[ puh-lees-aw-fuh-ser, of-uh- ]
/ pəˈlis ˌɔ fə sər, ˌɒf ə- /
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noun
any policeman or policewoman; patrolman or patrolwoman.
a person having officer rank on a police force.
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Origin of police officer

First recorded in 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for police officer

police officer

noun
a member of a police force, esp a constable; policemanOften (esp as form of address) shortened to: officer
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