- the cleaning and keeping clean of a camp, post, station, etc.
- the condition of a camp, post, station, etc., with reference to cleanliness.
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Anyone who can't see how corrupted our polices are by the arms-dealer front group known as the NRA isn't looking very hard.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns|Cliff Schecter|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pushing more lenient sentencing polices was not going to be the White House's priority straight out of the gate.How Eric Holder Got His Chance to Overhaul Broken Sentencing System|Daniel Klaidman|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When it comes to corruption and Congress, the line the law polices is the wrong line, writes Lawrence Lessig.Congressmen Come and Go, but Corruption Is Here to Stay|Lawrence Lessig|June 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Since the app is already live Mikandi intends to alter it to comply with the new polices.Adult Entertainment Companies Put Google Glass Technology in Their Sights|Aurora Snow|June 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet while the World Trade Organization strictly polices tariffs, currency is "not our department."Tough on China|David Frum|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One section polices the camp within the company police limits.
It was a clever idea to paint up the side of the Chief of Polices barn!Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
It polices the coast as the navy polices the ocean, and its duties are as varied as they are weighty and important.The Sea Rovers|Rufus Rockwell Wilson
The society now protects and polices about one hundred of these refuges, which, of course, are worthless unless thus protected.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open|Theodore Roosevelt
When not thus occupied, he either polices the premises to guard against intrusion, or is away in search of food.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry
British Dictionary definitions for police
- the police the organized civil force of a state, concerned with maintenance of law and order, the detection and prevention of crime, etc
- (as modifier)a police inquiry
- the regulation and control of a community, esp in regard to the enforcement of law, the prevention of crime, etc
- the department of government concerned with this