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Only one white policeman takes their side. Times, Sunday Times (2016) One was a policeman and the other was an undertaker. The Sun (2014)Minor roles are taken by former gang members and policemen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is why we must have body cameras on policemen and military courts for errant soldiers. Christianity Today (2000)Some will play to the public gallery and some will incur the wrath of senior policemen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two former policemen begin work as teachers in a difficult local school. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)One man tried to get into camp dressed as a policeman. Richard Holmes Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Dad said that they were driven only by secret policemen and men from the ministry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The former policeman knows the prison well. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hundreds of people have been injured and four protesters and one policeman are reported to have died. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Could it be the soldier and policeman? The Sun (2008)The absorbed students range from textile students to former policemen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At least one policeman was taken to hospital and five journalists injured. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His departure followed his involvement in radical protest and his subsequent career showed that revolutionaries often make the best secret policemen. Stewart Lamont WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)Fourteen policemen, four soldiers and twelve settlers were injured in the clashes and five settlers arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Amid simmering unrest, a number of men were arrested and one soldier was accidentally shot by a military policeman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But what the Afghan policeman did not expect was that his bosses would make the task so much easier for them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite the heavy police presence in the area, few are reassured - many of the policemen are militia members. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'policeman'

British English: policeman /pəˈliːsmən/ NOUN
A policeman is a man who is a member of the police force.
  • American English: policeman
  • Arabic: شُرْطِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: policial
  • Chinese: 警察
  • Croatian: policajac
  • Czech: policista
  • Danish: politimand
  • Dutch: politieagent
  • European Spanish: policía agente
  • Finnish: poliisi
  • French: policier
  • German: Polizist
  • Greek: αστυνομικός
  • Italian: poliziotto
  • Japanese: 警官
  • Korean: 경찰관
  • Norwegian: politimann
  • Polish: policjant
  • European Portuguese: agente da polícia
  • Romanian: polițist
  • Russian: полицейский
  • Spanish: policía
  • Swedish: polis
  • Thai: ตำรวจชาย
  • Turkish: erkek polis
  • Ukrainian: поліцейський
  • Vietnamese: nam cảnh sát

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