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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]
polka a lively dance from central Europe that is done by pairs of people. [2 definitions]
polka dot one of many small round dots in a pattern. [2 definitions]
poll the collection and counting of votes in an election. [6 definitions]
pollen the fine, yellow powder made by a flowering plant. When pollen is carried by the wind or by an insect to another plant of the same kind, it fertilizes that plant's seeds.
pollinate to move or carry pollen to a plant in order to fertilize the seeds.
pollute to make dirty or harmful to health by mixing in or adding waste material.