Definition of 'plain-clothes'
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Police say the women tried to burn the car but fled when they saw what they thought to be plain clothes officers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police say the women tried to burn the car but fled when they saw what they thought to be plain clothes officers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are told some are police officers in plain clothes. The Sun (2015) Police officers in plain clothes were to mingle with the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plain clothes police waiting at exit, kept us back for our details. The Sun (2016)Police were called and about 20 uniformed officers, plain clothes police and scientific officers arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I seemed to be alone but of course I was followed by plain-clothes men because the Golden Belt is worth probably a million dollars. THREE IN ONEIf they were plain-clothes cops, why had they gone in there? CODE BREAKERFirst thing you know, he'll be arrested for feeling up a plain-clothes policeman in a Soho club. THE DISPOSAL OF THE LIVING
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