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police in Law topic

policepolice2 ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 SCPSCPto keep control over a particular area in order to make sure that laws are obeyed and that people and property are protected, using a police or military force The army was brought in to police the city centre.2 SCLCONTROLto control a particular activity or industry by making sure that people follow the correct rules for what they do The agency was set up to police the nuclear power industry. policing→ See Verb table
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policeLower standards of public health, education and policing?The five security zones are policed by U.N. forces.They are never forceful enough in condemning bad policing that is a disgrace to the republic and to the rule of law.So, according to the Haig-Grafen theory, crossing over polices the division of chromosomes to keep it fair.All campers are required to police their campsite before they leave.