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 constable• Seven other County Durham officers and a special constable have also been commended by the chiefconstable.• Too old to fight, he had served as a special constable during the war.• He became a special constable, a member of the local emergencycommittee.• Every one else was virtually a special constable. ... The women were better.