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Definition 1: a police officer who investigates crimes - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for detective in the sense of this definition

(detective is a kind of ...) a member of a police force

"it was an accident, officer"

(... is a kind of detective ) someone who is a detective

(... is a kind of detective ) a detective who wears civilian clothes on duty

(... is a kind of detective ) an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods

Definition 2: an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public - [noun denoting person]

(detective is a kind of ...) someone who investigates

(... is a kind of detective ) someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

(... is a kind of detective ) a detective who follows a trail

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