policía

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See also: policia and polícia

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin politīa, from Ancient Greek πολιτεία (politeía).

Noun[edit]

policía f (plural policías)

  1. police (a civil force granted the legal authority for law enforcement and maintaining public order)

policía m or f (plural policías)

  1. police officer (a member of a police force)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin politīa, from Ancient Greek πολιτεία (politeía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /poliˈθia/, [po.liˈθi.a]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /poliˈsia/, [po.liˈsi.a]
  • Hyphenation: po‧li‧cí‧a

Noun[edit]

policía f (plural policías)

  1. police, police department, police force, police service
    Synonym: (informal) poli

Noun[edit]

policía m or f (plural policías)

  1. police officer (a member of a police force)
    Synonyms: agente, agente de policía, (informal) poli

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Descendants[edit]

  • Bikol Central: pulisya
  • Chayuco Mixtec: puluzia
  • Tagalog: pulisya

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