policía

See also: policia and polícia

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

policía f (plural policías)

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

NounEdit

policía m or f (plural policías)

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

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