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special constable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Police
special constableˌspecial ˈconstable noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCPsomeone in Britain who sometimes works as a police officer without being paid, and who also has another main job
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special constableSeven other County Durham officers and a special constable have also been commended by the chief constable.Too old to fight, he had served as a special constable during the war.He became a special constable, a member of the local emergency committee.Every one else was virtually a special constable. ... The women were better.
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