Definition of 'patrol'
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Five security staff regularly patrolled the dancefloor. The Sun (2016)Vice squads patrol the streets enforcing the law. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are urgently searching for the suspect and have increased patrols in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police said that extra street patrols had been deployed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These images highlight the dangers that police officers face day in and day out while patrolling the streets. The Sun (2016)Local officers will be patrolling the area to speak to anyone who has concerns, police said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Concrete blocks were placed around the Berlin site and extra police were put on patrol in the area. The Sun (2016)In Wellington hundreds of people went on to the streets as building alarms sounded and fire trucks and police cars patrolled the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two police patrol officers in west Chicago found him wandering in the street on Tuesday and took him to hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The men had just returned from patrol and removed their helmets and body armour. The Sun (2011)The combat air patrols are still required. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)We were actively patrolling throughout our area and seemed to be well respected by all sides. Broken Lives (1993)Police spotted the vehicle during a routine patrol and a check found it had been nicked. The Sun (2009)Police must patrol the streets of filling in forms. The Sun (2008)Today the patrol bases that coalition troops fought so hard to establish have largely been abandoned. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Military units were patrolling the streets to enforce the curfew. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yesterday two security guards were patrolling the property. The Sun (2016)They are rarely actually patrolling their neighbourhoods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Soldiers returning from patrols in scorching heat have to wait their turn to get a shower. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The air force promised regular combat readiness patrols. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Targets included police patrols and tourist areas. The Sun (2006)Officers on a routine patrol spotted three males running away from the scene. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More cops would patrol streets at night. The Sun (2010)There were also improvised explosive devices targeting police patrols. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some patrol bases are frequently under small arms attack for eight hours at a time. The Sun (2012) Security guards patrol the empty building around the clock. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After two days the patrol returned to the tree. Times, Sunday Times (2010)While most soldiers were tucking in, others were out on regular patrols. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The key man in each patrol group had a store of explosives and weaponry hidden away and only he knew where it was. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The British policing model of regular patrol in uniform in small areas has important benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Extra British military police patrols had been put on duty over the weekend in case of trouble. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mayor has also introduced regular police patrols and CCTV. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'patrol'
British English: patrol /pəˈtrəʊl/ NOUN
Patrol is the action of moving round an area or building in order to make sure that there is no trouble there.
He failed to return from a patrol.
- American English: patrol
- Arabic: دَوْرِيَّةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: patrulha
- Chinese: 巡逻
- Croatian: ophodnja
- Czech: hlídka
- Danish: patrulje
- Dutch: patrouille
- European Spanish: patrulla
- Finnish: partio poliisi- tai sotilas-
- French: patrouille
- German: Streife
- Greek: περίπολος
- Italian: pattuglia
- Japanese: パトロール
- Korean: 순찰
- Norwegian: patrulje
- Polish: patrol
- European Portuguese: patrulha
- Romanian: patrulare
- Russian: патруль
- Spanish: patrulla
- Swedish: patrull
- Thai: การลาดตระเวน
- Turkish: devriye
- Ukrainian: патруль
- Vietnamese: việc đi tuần tra
British English: patrol VERB
When soldiers, police, or guards patrol an area or building, they move around it in order to make sure that there is no trouble there.
Prison officers continued to patrol the grounds within the jail.
Definition of patrol from the Collins English Dictionary
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