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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. always singular (force keeping public order)polizia nf
 The city depends on an independent police.
 Sulla città vigila una polizia indipendente.
police nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (police officers, collectively)polizia nf
  (obsoleto: polizia)le guardie nfpl
Nota: Often preceded by "the"
 The police arrived on the scene.
 Sul posto è arrivata la polizia.
police nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (police officers)poliziotti nmpl
 One hundred armed police were stationed around the building.
 Cento poliziotti armati erano posizionati intorno all'edificio.
police n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (used by, relating to police)da poliziotto loc agg
  della polizia loc agg
 Jeff let his nephew try on his police helmet.
 Jeff ha fatto provare il suo berretto da poliziotto a suo nipote.
 
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IngleseItaliano
police vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (control using the police)controllare, vigilare, sorvegliare vtr
 The riot squad policed the crowd.
 La squadra antisommossa controllava la folla.
police [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (patrol [sth], monitor [sb])controllare, pattugliare, vigilare, sorvegliare vtr
 The soldiers policed the area.
 I soldati controllavano l'area.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
chief of police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (head of police department)capo della polizia nm
 In Britain the chief of police is called the chief constable.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Il capo della polizia ha potere su agenti e ufficiali.
chief of police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (head of police force)capo della polizia nm
district police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (local law enforcement) (USA)polizia locale nf
kitchen police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang (military: kitchen helpers)soldati addetti alla cucina nmpl
Nota: Usually used with a plural verb
KP,
K.P.
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US, informal, initialism (military: kitchen duty)soldati addetti alla cucina nmpl
military police nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (soldiers who perform police duties)polizia militare nf
police action nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (with no war declaration)azione di polizia nf
  (della polizia)intervento nm
police authority nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: official)autorità di pubblica sicurezza nf
  forza di polizia nf
police backup nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (armed reinforcements) (forze armate)rinforzi nmpl
police badge nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (emblem worn or carried by police)distintivo nm
 American policemen wear a police badge which bears a star.
 I poliziotti americani portano sempre con sé un distintivo con una stella.
police captain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (head of a police district in US) (USA)capitano di polizia nm
police car nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vehicle used by police)auto della polizia, macchina della polizia nf
 We arrived to see a police car outside our home. Within minutes of the alarm going off, 12 police cars were surrounding the building.
 Quando siamo arrivati c'era una macchina della polizia davanti a casa. Dopo pochi minuti da quando scattò l'allarme, 12 auto della polizia circondavano l'edificio.
police certificate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (document required to clear immigration)certificato penale nm
police chief nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (chief of police: head of a US police force)capo della polizia nm
 Many uniformed officers report to the Police Chief.
police clearance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (document required to clear immigration)certificato penale nm
police commissioner nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (head of UK police force)capo della polizia
police constable nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (police officer)poliziotto, agente nm
 They panicked when they saw the police constable marching towards them.
police cruiser nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (patrol car used for law enforcement)auto di pattuglia nf
 Two police cruisers came to arrest my neighbor for stealing electricity.
 Due auto di pattuglia vennero ad arrestare il mio vicino per furto di energia elettrica.
police department nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law enforcement office)dipartimento di polizia nm
police detective nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (police officer: investigator)investigatore nm
 A plain-clothes police detective arrived to finish the investigation.
 Un investigatore in borghese arrivò per concludere l'inchiesta.
police detention nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: lawfully holding [sb](di polizia)arresto, fermo nm
police dog nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trained dog used in police work)cane della polizia nm
 He didn't want the police dog sniffing around his flat.
police evidence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (information gathered to convict [sb])prove a carico
police file nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (record)archivio di polizia nm
  dossier di polizia nm
police force nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (local law-enforcement team)forza di polizia
police force nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (national law-enforcement organization)polizia di stato
police headquarters nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building where police are stationed)centrale di polizia nf
Nota: Used with a singular or plural verb
 She went to the police headquarters to hand in the evidence.
  (Italia)questura nf
  commissariato nm
police inspector nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (rank of police officer in the UK)ispettore di polizia
police interrogation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (questioning of a suspect by police)interrogatorio della polizia nm
 The police interrogation was recorded on a tape recorder.
police lieutenant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (rank of police officer in the US) (USA)tenente di polizia
police officer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (member of police force)agente di polizia nmf
 When he grows up he wants to be either a firefighter or a police officer.
 Da grande vuole fare il pompiere o l'agente di polizia.
police presence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (attendance or proximity of police officers)presenza di polizia nf
 There was a strong police presence around the Capital, when the people came to protest.
 Durante la protesta, c'era una forte presenza di polizia attorno alla capitale.
police procedural,
procedural
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(realistic crime fiction) (sottogenere poliziesco: narrativa)police procedural nm
police raid nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (police: surprise visit)irruzione della polizia, incursione della polizia nf
police record nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: criminal history)precedenti penali nmpl
  casellario giudiziale nm
police report nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (written summary of police investigation)relazione di polizia, relazione della polizia nf
 In order to make an insurance claim for theft, you need to provide the insurance company a copy of the police report.
 Per poter fare una richiesta di rimborso per furto, devi presentare all'assicurazione una copia della relazione della polizia.
police reporter (news reporter)cronista nm
Nota: che ottiene le notizie dalla polizia
police sergeant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rank of police officer) (USA, GB)sergente di polizia
 The police sergeant had three stripes on the sleeve of his uniform.
police squad nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (team of police officers)squadra di polizia
police state nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (country where police maintain oppressive control)stato di polizia nm
 Germany became a police state under Hitler's rule.
 Sotto il governo di Hitler la Germania divenne uno stato di polizia.
police station nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (building where police are stationed) (Italia)commissariato di polizia nm
 I had to report to the police station with my driving licence.
 Ho dovuto presentarmi con la patente di guida al commissariato di polizia.
  stazione di polizia nf
 Ho dovuto presentarmi con la patente di guida alla stazione di polizia.
police van nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small truck for transporting criminals) (furgone per prigionieri)cellulare nm
 The police van was called to take all the gang members into custody.
 Il cellulare venne chiamato per portare in prigione tutti i componenti della banda.
police wagon (US),
police van (UK),
patrol wagon (AU)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(prisoner transport vehicle) (furgone per trasporto detenuti)cellulare nm
  (trasporto detenuti)pulmino cellulare nm
riot police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (for protests, mob violence, etc.)squadra antisommossa nf
 The riot police were called to the estate to try to control the situation.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Canadian police on horseback)regia polizia a cavallo canadese nf
 His law enforcement background and experience with horses made him an excellent candidate for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
 Il suo passato nella difesa della legge e la sua esperienza con i cavalli ne facevano un candidato eccellente per la regia polizia a cavallo canadese.
secret police,
security police
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(covert police force)polizia segreta nf
secret police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. historical (Nazi Germany: Gestapo)polizia segreta nf
security police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (specific state protection force)polizia di sicurezza, forza di sicurezza nf
security police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (espionage prevention force)sistema di informazione per la sicurezza nm
state police nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (law force of a US state) (USA: polizia dei singoli stati)polizia di stato nf
 Most interstate and state highways are patrolled by state police, not local police.
 La maggior parte delle strade federali e statali sono pattugliate dalla polizia statale e non locale.
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Collocazioni: [squad cars, officers, tanks, the army] policed the [area, entrance], (the) [local, state, mountain, city, metropolitan] police, a police [officer, informer, informant, worker], altro...

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