detective
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɪˈtɛktɪv/
Noun

detective (plural detectives)

  1. (law enforcement) A police officer who looks for evidence as part of solving a crime; an investigator.
  2. A person employed to find information not otherwise available to the public.
Synonyms Translations Translations Adjective

detective (not comparable)

  1. Employed in detecting.



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