Definitions for Constableˈkʌn stə bəl, ˈkɒn-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•sta•bleˈkɒn stə bəl; esp. Brit. ˈkʌn-(n.)
an officer of the peace in a town or township, having minor police and judicial functions.
(in Great Britain and some Commonwealth countries) a police officer, esp. of the lowest rank.
Category: Government, British
an officer of high rank in medieval monarchies.
the keeper or governor of a royal fortress or castle.
Origin of constable:
1200–50; ME conestable < AF, OF < LL comes stabulīcount2 of the stable1
Con•sta•bleˈkʌn stə bəl, ˈkɒn-(n.)
John, 1776–1837, English painter.
a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
Constable, John Constable(noun)
English landscape painter (1776-1837)
constable, police constable(noun)
a police officer of the lowest rank
A police officer ranking below sergeant in most British/New Zealand police forces. (See also Chief Constable).
Officer of a noble court in the middle ages, usually a senior army commander. (See also marshal).
Public officer, usually at municipal level, responsible for maintaining order or serving writs and court orders.
A elected head of a parish (also known as a connu00E9table)
Origin: conestable ( > French connétable), from comes stabuli. For the sense-development, compare marshall.
a high officer in the monarchical establishments of the Middle Ages
an officer of the peace having power as a conservator of the public peace, and bound to execute the warrants of judicial officers
A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. The office of constable can vary significantly in different jurisdictions. A constable is commonly the rank of an officer within the police.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a high officer of State in the Roman empire, in France, and in England, charged at one time with military, judicial, and regulative functions.
Translations for Constable
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a policeman, especially one not of high rank.
- konstabel, diender, polisieagentAfrikaans
- شُرطي بَريطانيArabic
- policialPortuguese (BR)
- der SchutzmannGerman
- policía, guardia, agente de policíaSpanish
- agent/-e de policeFrench
- שׁוֹטֵר, שׁוֹטֶרֶתHebrew
- चौकीदार, कान्स्टेबलHindi
- stražar, policajac, činovnikCroatian
- agen polisiIndonesian
- polis, [polis]konstapelSwedish
- polis memuruTurkish
- 低階警察Chinese (Trad.)
- констебль, полісменUkrainian
- سپاهى، كانسٹیبلUrdu
- viên cảnh sátVietnamese
- 警察，治安官Chinese (Simp.)
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