politie

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See also: poliție

Dutch[edit]

Wagen van de lokale politie te Antwerpen
Car of the local police in Antwerp

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch policie, from Middle French policie.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poː.ˈli.(t)si/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: po‧li‧tie
  • Rhymes: -itsi

Noun[edit]

politie f (uncountable)

  1. police
  2. (obsolete) policy, governance

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: polisie
  • Indonesian: polisi
  • Papiamentu: polis
  • West Frisian: polysje, plysje

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

politie f (plural polities)

  1. Alternative form of policie

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Byzantine Greek πολιτεία (politeía).

Noun[edit]

politie f (plural politii)

  1. (archaic) polity, state, republic
  2. (archaic) city

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