police department

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police department(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (governmental division)
a. el departamento de policía
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The police department employs 57 police officers and 12 people in support positions.El departamento de policía emplea a 57 policías y 12 personas en puestos de apoyo.
b. el cuerpo de policía
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Everyone in the police department has had to pass a background investigation.Todos los integrantes del cuerpo de policía han tenido que pasar una prueba de confianza.
c. la delegación de policía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sidney has worked for the police department for 20 years.Sidney ha trabajado para la delegación de policía durante 20 años.
2. (police station)
a. la comisaría
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The detective took the suspect to the police department for questioning.El detective llevó al sospechoso a la comisaría para ser interrogado.
b. la jefatura de policía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The evidence is in storage at the police department.Las pruebas están guardadas en la jefatura de policía.
c. la delegación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The traffic cop told me that I could pay him the fine instead of having to go to the police department.El tamarindo me dijo que le podría pagar la multa en vez de tener que ir a la delegación.
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