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polisa : policy (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: pliza: policy ]
polisa: police (n.); cop (n.); policeman (n.)
polis [pu.lîs.] : cop (n.); police (n.); policeman (n.)
[ Etymology: English: police ]

Derivatives of polisa

n. (cognition)1. policya plan of action adopted by an individual or social group.; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
~ activisma policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal.
~ beggar-my-neighbor policy, beggar-my-neighbor strategy, beggar-my-neighbour policy, beggar-my-neighbour strategya policy of promoting oneself at the expense of others; used especially of national policy.; "the United States has pursued a beggar-my-neighbor policy"
~ plan of actiona plan for actively doing something.
~ centralismthe political policy of concentrating power in a central organization.
~ containmenta policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully.; "containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975"
~ moderationismthe policy of being moderate or acting with moderation.
~ obscurantisma policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge.
~ thatcherism(England) the political policy of Margaret Thatcher.
~ ultramontanism(Roman Catholic Church) the policy that the absolute authority of the church should be vested in the pope.
n. (communication)2. policya line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government.; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
~ line of reasoning, logical argument, argumentation, argument, linea course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
~ clericalisma policy of supporting the influence and power of the clergy in secular or political matters.
~ plankan endorsed policy in the platform of a political party.
~ economic policya government policy for maintaining economic growth and tax revenues.
~ social policya policy of for dealing with social issues.
~ party linethe policy of a political group.; "He won in a vote along party lines"
~ foreign policya policy governing international relations.
~ zero-tolerance policyany policy that allows no exception.; "a zero-tolerance policy toward pedophile priests"
~ zionisma policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine.
n. (communication)3. insurance, insurance policy, policywritten contract or certificate of insurance.; "you should have read the small print on your policy"
~ contracta binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law.
~ floating policy, floateran insurance policy covering loss of movable property (e.g. jewelry) regardless of its location.
n. (person)1. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, piguncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
~ colloquialisma colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech.
~ police officer, policeman, officera member of a police force.; "it was an accident, officer"
v. (possession)2. cop, glom, hook, knock off, snitch, thievetake by theft.; "Someone snitched my wallet!"
~ stealtake without the owner's consent.; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
v. (contact)3. apprehend, arrest, collar, cop, nab, nail, pick uptake into custody.; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
~ clutch, prehend, seizetake hold of; grab.; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
n. (person)1. officer, police officer, policemana member of a police force.; "it was an accident, officer"
~ constabulary, police, police force, lawthe force of policemen and officers.; "the law came looking for him"
~ bobbyan informal term for a British policeman.
~ cop, fuzz, copper, pig, bulluncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
~ police captain, police chief, captaina policeman in charge of a precinct.
~ police constable, constablea police officer of the lowest rank.
~ detective, police detective, tec, investigatora police officer who investigates crimes.
~ gendarmea French policeman.
~ inspectora high ranking police officer.
~ law officer, lawman, peace officeran officer of the law.
~ motorcycle cop, motorcycle policeman, speed copa policeman who rides a motorcycle (and who checks the speeds of motorists).
~ police matron, policewomana woman policeman.
~ mountiecolloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
~ shooflyan undercover police officer who investigates other policemen.
~ traffic copa policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic.
~ troopera mounted policeman.
~ state trooper, troopera state police officer.
n. (group)1. constabulary, law, police, police forcethe force of policemen and officers.; "the law came looking for him"
~ personnel, forcegroup of people willing to obey orders.; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
~ european law enforcement organisation, europolpolice organization for the European Union; aims to improve effectiveness and cooperation among European police forces.
~ gendarmerie, gendarmeryFrench police force; a group of gendarmes or gendarmes collectively.
~ mutawa, mutawa'eenreligious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct; offenders may be detained indefinitely; foreigners are not excluded.
~ mounties, rcmp, royal canadian mounted policethe federal police force of Canada.
~ new scotland yard, scotland yardthe detective department of the metropolitan police force of London.
~ secret policea police force that operates in secrecy (usually against persons suspected of treason or sedition).
~ schutzstaffel, ssspecial police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps.
~ law enforcement agencyan agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws.
~ posse, posse comitatusa temporary police force.
~ police officer, policeman, officera member of a police force.; "it was an accident, officer"
v. (social)2. patrol, policemaintain the security of by carrying out a patrol.
~ guardto keep watch over.; "there would be men guarding the horses"