Associations to the word «Detective»

Pictures for the word «Detective»

Wiktionary

DETECTIVE, noun. (law enforcement) A police officer who looks for evidence as part of solving a crime; an investigator.
DETECTIVE, noun. A person employed to find information not otherwise available to the public.
DETECTIVE WORK, noun. (idiomatic) investigative research

Dictionary definition

DETECTIVE, noun. A police officer who investigates crimes.
DETECTIVE, noun. An investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public.

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