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警察
jǐng chá



警察
policeman


Definitions

Chinese > English
警察jǐngchá
     1. n. police
     2. n. police officer
     3. usage. Whilst 警察 usually refers to the police and police officers outside mainland China, the equivalent institution in the PRC is actually called公安, literally, public security.
English > Chinese
policeman
     1. 警察
     2. 警官
Components
jǐng
     1. to warn; to admonish
           警告 - to warn
     2. to be on the alert; to be vigilant
           警覺jué - vigilance
     3. intuitive; sharp; alert
     4. aphoristic; epigrammatic; witty
     5. alarm; alert; siren
           火警 - fire alarm
     6. Short for 警察 (police)
chá
     1. examine, investigate
     2. notice
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