policía


policía
m.
1 policeman, patrol man, cop, police officer.
2 police, boys in blue, police department, police force.
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policía
nombre femenino
1 police, police force
nombre masulino o femenino
1 (gen) police officer; (hombre) policeman; (mujer) policewoman
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FRASEOLOGÍA
policía de tráfico (cuerpo) traffic police
policía judicial (cuerpo) judicial police
policía militar (cuerpo) military police
policía nacional (cuerpo) national police force 2 (agente) member of the national police force
policía secreta (cuerpo) secret police
policía urbana (cuerpo) local police force 2 (agente) member of the local police force
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1. noun mf.
policeman / policewoman
2. noun f.
police
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1.
SMF policeman/policewoman, police officer

policía de paisano — plain-clothes policeman

policía de tránsito — LAm traffic police

policía informático/a — police officer specializing in computer crime

policía local, policía municipal — local policeman/policewoman

2.
SM

policía acostado — Ven (Aut) * speed bump, sleeping policeman

3.
SF (=organización) police

¡llama a la policía! — call the police!

Cuerpo Nacional de Policía — Esp the Police Force

policía antidisturbios — riot police

policía autonómica — police force of a regional autonomy

policía de barrio — community police

Policía de Tráfico — traffic police

Policía Local — Local Police

Policía Militar — military police

Policía Montada — mounted police

Policía Municipal — local police

Policía Nacional — national police

Policía Secreta — secret police

POLICÍA In Spain the policía nacional is the force in charge of national security and general public order while the policía municipal deals with regulating traffic and policing the local community. The Basque Country and Catalonia also have their own police forces, the Ertzaintza and the Mossos d'Esquadra respectively. In rural areas it is the Guardia Civil that is responsible for policing duties.
See:
ver nota culturelle GUARDIA CIVIL in guardia,
ver nota culturelle ERTZAINTZA in Ertzaintza
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femenino
1) (cuerpo) police

llamar a la policía — to call the police

la policía está investigando el caso — the police are investigating the case

2) policía (agente) (m) policeman, police officer; (f) policewoman, police officer
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= police, constable, cop, policeman [policemen, -pl.], police officer, patrolman, bobby, police force.
Ex. For example, WOMEN AS police becomes POLICEWOMEN, or SPANISH AMERICA is changed to LATIN AMERICA.
Ex. Whilst in Panizzi's employ, Edward refused to act as a special constable to protect the British Museum against the Chartist mobs.
Ex. Playground games show that children like a clear differentiation between cowboys, cops and spacemen who are good, and Indians, robbers and space monsters who are bad.
Ex. As a rule, a message-switching computer is not used to provide general computational or text processing facilities, it is more like a policeman directing traffic at a busy intersection of 'data highways'.
Ex. This paper considers the lawsuit brought against a police officer in the Kent Constabulary, UK, who worked in his spare time for a debt collection agency and used the Police National Computer to retrieve information concerning the owner of a motor vehicle.
Ex. Arabs who played a role in the Holocaust included those who personally took part in the persecution of Jews, and patrolmen who tracked down Jewish escapees from forced labor camps.
Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
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* cadete de policía = police cadet.
* corrupción de la policía = police corruption.
* jefe de policía = chief constable, police chief.
* mujer policía = policewoman [policewomen, -pl.].
* película de policías = crime film.
* perro policía = police dog.
* policía antidisturbios = riot police.
* policía de tráfico = traffic officer, highway patrol, traffic cop.
* policía estatal = state police, state troops, state trooper, trooper.
* policía, la = police service.
* policía local = Constabulary.
* policía militar = military police.
* policía municipal = traffic warden.
* policía secreta = secret police.
* policía secreto = undercover police officer.
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femenino
1) (cuerpo) police

llamar a la policía — to call the police

la policía está investigando el caso — the police are investigating the case

2) policía (agente) (m) policeman, police officer; (f) policewoman, police officer
* * *
la policía
(n.) = police service

Ex: This programme is designed for those hoping to follow a career in one of the uniformed services -- army, navy, RAF, police service, fire service or ambulance.

= police, constable, cop, policeman [policemen, -pl.], police officer, patrolman, bobby, police force.

Ex: For example, WOMEN AS police becomes POLICEWOMEN, or SPANISH AMERICA is changed to LATIN AMERICA.

Ex: Whilst in Panizzi's employ, Edward refused to act as a special constable to protect the British Museum against the Chartist mobs.
Ex: Playground games show that children like a clear differentiation between cowboys, cops and spacemen who are good, and Indians, robbers and space monsters who are bad.
Ex: As a rule, a message-switching computer is not used to provide general computational or text processing facilities, it is more like a policeman directing traffic at a busy intersection of 'data highways'.
Ex: This paper considers the lawsuit brought against a police officer in the Kent Constabulary, UK, who worked in his spare time for a debt collection agency and used the Police National Computer to retrieve information concerning the owner of a motor vehicle.
Ex: Arabs who played a role in the Holocaust included those who personally took part in the persecution of Jews, and patrolmen who tracked down Jewish escapees from forced labor camps.
Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
* cadete de policía = police cadet.
* corrupción de la policía = police corruption.
* jefe de policía = chief constable, police chief.
* mujer policía = policewoman [policewomen, -pl.].
* película de policías = crime film.
* perro policía = police dog.
* policía antidisturbios = riot police.
* policía de tráfico = traffic officer, highway patrol, traffic cop.
* policía estatal = state police, state troops, state trooper, trooper.
* policía, la = police service.
* policía local = Constabulary.
* policía militar = military police.
* policía municipal = traffic warden.
* policía secreta = secret police.
* policía secreto = undercover police officer.

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policía
feminine
Policía Nacional (↑ policía a1)
A (cuerpo) police
llamar a la policía to call the police
la policía está investigando el caso the police are investigating the case
Compuestos:
policía antidisturbios
riot police
policía caminera
(RPl); traffic police, highway patrol (AmE)
policía de tráfico or (AmL) de tránsito
traffic police, highway patrol (AmE)
policía judicial
officers of court (pl)
policía local
local o city police
policía militar
military police
policía montada
mounted police
policía municipal
local o city police
policía nacional
police, state police
policía secreta
secret police
policía vial
(Col) traffic police, highway patrol (AmE)
B
policía (agente) (masculine) policeman, police officer;
(feminine) policewoman, police officer
Compuestos:
policía acostado
masculine (Ven) speed ramp, sleeping policeman (BrE)
policía de tráfico or (AmL) de tránsito
(masculine) traffic officer, traffic policeman, highway patrol officer (AmE); (feminine) traffic officer, traffic policewoman, highway patrol officer (AmE)
policía militar
(masculine) military police officer, military policeman; (feminine) military police officer, military policewoman
policía municipal
(masculine) city o local police officer, city o local policeman; (feminine) city o local police officer, city o local policewoman
policía nacional
(masculine) police officer, policeman; (feminine) police officer, policewoman
policía secreto, policía secreta
(masculine) secret police officer o policeman; (feminine) secret police officer o policewoman
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policía sustantivo femenino
1 (cuerpo) police;
la policía está investigando el caso the police are investigating the case;

policía antidisturbios riot police;
policía de tráfico or (AmL) de tránsito traffic police, highway patrol (AmE);
policía municipal local o city police;
policía nacional (state) police
2
policía (agente) (m) policeman, police officer;


(f) policewoman, police officer
policía
I sustantivo femenino police (force)
policía municipal, city police
policía nacional, national police force
II mf (hombre) policeman
(mujer) policewoman
'policía' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abortar
- academia
- agente
- avisar
- civil
- comisaria
- comisario
- confidente
- confiscación
- control
- denunciar
- desalojar
- desarmar
- entregarse
- fichar
- fichada
- fichado
- gancho
- INTERPOL
- intervenir
- irrupción
- jefatura
- madero
- montada
- montado
- municipal
- paisana
- paisano
- parte
- PM
- porra
- registrar
- rendirse
- responsable
- sigilo
- superior
- acto
- acudir
- allanar
- amenazar
- archivo
- aviso
- brigada
- burlar
- cana
- carabinero
- carga
- cargar
- chapa
- chivarse
English:
act on
- alert
- apprehend
- apprise
- audacious
- baffle
- be
- beat
- blitz
- block off
- bobby
- bust
- call on
- call out
- catch up
- check
- check up on
- clamp down
- clash
- clear up
- compelling
- confiscate
- confuse
- constable
- cop
- corrupt
- cover-up
- crack down
- demonstration
- detain
- detect
- disturb
- divert
- dossier
- eject
- else
- enquiry
- examine
- extend
- fed
- ferocious
- fit
- flag down
- flee
- force
- full-scale
- grievous
- heel
- hiding
- Interpol
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policía
nmf
police officer, policeman, f policewoman;
un policía de paisano a plain-clothes policeman
Comp
Ven Fam policía acostado speed bump, Br sleeping policeman;
policía municipal local policeman, f local policewoman;
policía nacional = officer of the national police force;
policía de tráfico traffic policeman, f traffic policewoman
nf
la policía the police;
viene la policía the police are coming
Comp
policía antidisturbios riot police; Esp policía autónoma = police force of one of Spain's autonomous regions;
policía de barrio community police;
RP policía caminera traffic police;
policía judicial = division of police which carries out the orders of a court;
Méx policía judicial federal = police force that acts under the orders of federal judges;
policía militar military police;
policía montada mounted police;
policía municipal local police;
policía nacional national police force;
Esp policía de proximidad community police;
policía secreta secret police;
policía de tráfico traffic police;
Am policía de tránsito traffic police;
policía urbana local police;
Arg, Col, Méx policía vial traffic police
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policía
I f
1 cuerpo police
2 agente police officer, policewoman
II m police officer, policeman
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policía nf
: police
policía nmf
: police officer, policeman m, policewoman f
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policía n
1. (cuerpo) police
fue a la policía para denunciar el robo he went to the police to report the robbery
2. (agente) policeman [pl. policemen] / policewoman [pl. policewomen]
dos policías siguieron al sospechoso two policemen followed the suspect

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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