policial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

police +‎ -ial

Adjective[edit]

policial (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Relating to the police.
    • Edgar Allan Poe
      [W]here the case is of importance—or, what amounts to the same thing in the policial eyes, when the reward is of magnitude, the qualities in question have never been known to fail.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

policia +‎ -al

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Adjective[edit]

policial (masculine and feminine plural policials)

  1. relating to the police
    Synonym: policíac

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

policial m or f (plural policiais, comparable)

  1. relating to the police

Noun[edit]

policial m, f (plural policiais)

  1. police officer

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

policía +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

policial (plural policiales)

  1. (Spain) Related to the police, police force.
  2. police procedural
  3. whodunit, whodunnit (UK)

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