military police

noun
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of military police

:a branch of an army that exercises guard and police functions

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First Known Use of military police

1815


MILITARY POLICE Defined for English Language Learners

military police

noun

Definition of military police for English Language Learners

  • : an organized part of a military force (such as an army) that acts as the police for that force


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