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pole1 a long, round post or rod made of metal, wood, or some other material.
pole2 either end of a planet's, moon's, or star's axis. [2 definitions]
polecat a small mammal with dark fur, a long body, and short legs. Polecats are a kind of weasel. They live in Europe, northern Africa, and North America. Domesticated polecats are called ferrets. In North America, a kind of wild polecat is also called a ferret. [2 definitions]
polestar a bright star in the constellation Ursa Minor; Polaris; North Star.
pole vault an athletic event in which a person uses a long pole to leap over a bar set high above the ground.
police a department of a town, city, or state government that has the power to enforce laws, investigate crimes, and keep order. [3 definitions]
policeman a man who is a member of a police force.
police officer a person who is a member of a police force.
police station the office of the police within a certain area.
policewoman a woman who is a member of a police force.
policy1 a set of rules or a plan that is used as a guide for action.
policy2 a written contract that contains the terms of an agreement between an insurance company and the person being insured.
polio a short form of poliomyelitis, a disease caused by a virus that attacks the spinal cord and damages the nervous system. Poliomyelitis affects mainly children and can lead to paralysis or deformed limbs.
poliomyelitis a disease caused by a virus that attacks the spinal cord and damages the nervous system. Poliomyelitis affects mainly children and can lead to paralysis or deformed limbs. Jonas Salk invented a vaccine that prevents poliomyelitis.
Polish of or having to do with Poland, or its people or language. [2 definitions]
polish to give a shiny surface to. [4 definitions]
polish off (informal) to complete or get rid of.
polite showing good manners or being thoughtful of others; courteous.
political having to do with the study or practice of politics, politicians, or government.
politician a person involved in party politics. [2 definitions]
politics the work or study of government. [3 definitions]