Noun(1) a police officer who investigates crimes(2) an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
(1) As well as detective work, crime prevention is also a key priority.(2) detective work(3) Chelmsford's new detective inspector has vowed to purge the town of criminals through a hard-line proactive attitude to crime.(4) Criticism that police may have been slow in responding was rejected by detective inspector Watson.(5) The Q car team will include an advanced driver, detective sergeant and a police constable.(6) He said that from his past work as a detective sergeant for the Kennet district he knew the Marlborough area well.(7) Even the detective inspector investigating Vera's case is sympathetic.(8) It means that our police forces are hopelessly inept when it comes to applying detective work to modern communications.(9) He was promoted to detective inspector last September, and latterly has been based at Keighley.(10) The detective inspector looked at the other musicians as if he was thinking about having them searched.(11) Jackson was sitting on the couch, watching some type of mystery detective crime fighting show.(12) A Western Isles man has been appointed detective inspector for Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland.(13) It's a classic noir detective tale but as well as a crime to be solved there's a philosophical mystery in the making.(14) He also telephoned a detective inspector and told him he was conducting a search.(15) No, the only way to stop crime is good, old-fashioned detective work which seems to be lacking in our Police Service.(16) However, I believe the police officers ought to do good detective work by observing.
1. investigator ::
2. private investigator ::
3. private detective ::
4. police detective ::
5. operative ::
6. private eye ::
8. sleuth ::
9. snoop ::
10. shamus ::
11. gumshoe ::
13. dick ::
14. private dick ::
Different Formsdetective, detectives
Word Example from TV Shows
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Yeah. You done taking
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 1
Who died and
made you DETECTIVE?
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 15
Eh! What are you doing, DETECTIVE?
What are you doing talking
to my client without me present?
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8
you see, I have an urgent message
from DETECTIVE Ángel.
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 13
Yeah, well, no offense
to Detective Doogie Howser there,
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 5
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: detective
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