an enclosed truck or van used by the police to transport prisoners.
(US & Austral, NZ) a police van for transporting prisoners Also called (Informal) paddy wagon, (US) police wagon
(US) another term for patrol wagon
[puh-lees-woo m-uh n] /pəˈlisˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural policewomen. 1. a female member of a or body.
[paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ noun, plural policiers [paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. French. a novel or film featuring detectives, crime, or the like.
[puh-lees] /pəˈlis/ noun 1. Also called police force. an organized civil force for maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, and enforcing the laws. 2. (used with a plural verb) members of such a force: Several police are patrolling the neighborhood. 3. the regulation and control of a community, especially for the maintenance of public order, […]
[pol-ee-klin-ik] /ˌpɒl iˈklɪn ɪk/ noun 1. a department of a hospital at which outpatients are treated. n. 1827, originally, “clinic held in a private house” (instead of a hospital), from German Poliklinik, from Greek polis “city” (see polis) + Klinik, from French clinique (see clinic). policlinic pol·i·clin·ic (pŏl’ē-klĭn’ĭk) n. The department of a hospital or […]