policeman

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The plural of "policeman" is "policemen."
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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. (profession)
a. el 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).
A policeman helped me when pickpockets robbed me on the train.Un policía me ayudó cuando unos carteristas me robaron en el tren.
b. el agente
(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).
Four policemen ran down the stairs after the criminal.Cuatro agentes echaron a correr escaleras abajo tras el criminal.
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policeman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el 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).
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policeman [pəˈliːsmən]
noun
policemen (plural) policía (m)
to become a policeman I knew he was a policeman
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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