policial

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

police +‎ -ial

AdjectiveEdit

policial (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Relating to the police.
    • 1845, Edgar Allan Poe, The Purloined Letter
      [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.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

policia +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

policial (masculine and feminine plural policials)

  1. relating to the police
    Synonym: policíac

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

policial m or f (plural policiais, comparable)

  1. relating to the police

NounEdit

policial m, f (plural policiais)

  1. (Brazil) police officer
    Synonyms: polícia, guarda

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

policía +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

policial (plural policiales)

  1. (Spain) Related to the police, police force
    Synonyms: policíaco, policíaca, policiaco, policiaca
  2. police procedural
    Synonym: de policías
  3. whodunit, whodunnit (UK)
    Synonyms: policíaco, policíaca, policiaco, policiaca

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