APB

noun
\ ˌā-(ˌ)pē-ˈbē How to pronounce APB (audio) \
plural APBs

Definition of APB

US
: all points bulletin She called local police … and asked them to arrest Simon and enforce the court order. Yet the police did not put out an APB for Simon's truck.— Pam Lambert

First Known Use of APB

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“APB.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/APB. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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