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detectives

noun
plural of detective

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a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • the code used by the serial killer in his letters to the police was actually cracked by an amateur detective

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“Detectives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detectives. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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