An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
1. (criminal investigation department)
a. departamento de investigación criminal
The CID arrested a man suspected of murder.El departamento de investigación criminal arrestó a un hombre sospechoso de asesinato.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (Criminal Investigation Department)
a. policía judicial británica
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(Britain)Criminal Investigation Department
CID man/woman CID officer policía (m) or oficial (m) del Departamento de Investigación Criminal
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Cid
En la Edad Media, el Cid fue un héroe famoso de la Reconquista.El Cid was a famous hero from the Reconquest in the Middle Ages.
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