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private detectives

noun
plural of private detective

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a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons
  • when the police insisted that it was an accident and not murder, she hired a private detective

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“Private detectives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/private%20detectives. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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