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gendarme

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a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level
  • the senator reiterated his conviction that it is not the role of the United States to be a kind of global gendarme
Synonyms of gendarme

bobby [British], bull [slang], constable [chiefly British], cop, copper, flatfoot [slang], fuzz, lawman, officer, police officer, policeman, shamus [slang]

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