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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Interpol(noun)

    an international intelligence agency permitting collaboration among intelligence agencies around the world


  1. Interpol(ProperNoun)

    Commonly used name for the International Criminal Police Organization, an international organization facilitating police cooperation.

  2. Origin: (This particular form on word formation is sometimes called syllabic abbreviation.)


  1. Interpol

    The International Criminal Police Organization, widely known as INTERPOL, is an intergovernmental organization facilitating international police cooperation. It was established as the International Criminal Police Commission in 1923 and adopted its telegraphic address as its common name in 1956. Its membership of 190 countries provides a budget of around €60 million through annual contributions. The organization's headquarters is in Lyon, France. It is the second largest intergovernmental organization after the United Nations by member states. In 2011, the Interpol General Secretariat employed a staff of 673 representing 93 member countries. Its current Secretary-General is Ronald Noble, a former United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement. Succeeding Khoo Boon Hui, its current President is Deputy Central Director of the French Judicial Police Mireille Balestrazzi. In order to maintain as politically neutral a role as possible, Interpol's constitution forbids it to undertake any interventions or activities of a political, military, religious, or racial nature. Its work focuses primarily on public safety, terrorism, organized crime, crimes against humanity, environmental crime, genocide, war crimes, piracy, illicit traffic in works of art, illicit drug production, drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, human trafficking, money laundering, child pornography, white-collar crime, computer crime, intellectual property crime and corruption.

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Anagrams for INTERPOL »

  1. Ternopil, terpinol


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of INTERPOL in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of INTERPOL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ahmed Mansour:

    I informed [the German police] that the global police organization has rejected Egypt's request and that I have this document from the Interpol to prove that I am not wanted in any charge.

  2. Sabrina De Sousa:

    Yes, it (the rejection of the appeal) was confirmed about 10 days ago, the (extradition) process started last night. I have no idea of the date because Portugal (Interpol) have to contact Italy to agree on a date.

  3. Apichart Suribunya:

    We get warnings like this many times. There is no critical intelligence of IS presence in Thailand, there is no credible threat of an IS attack, not now. From Interpol, there is no critical intelligence and no credible threat of an IS attack in Thailand.

  4. Interior Ministry:

    One of the suspected terrorists, A.A., who is of interest to the French security agencies, was registered on the Presevo border crossing on Oct. 7 this year, where he formally sought asylum, checks have confirmed that his details match those of the person who on Oct. 3 was identified in Greece. There was no Interpol warrant issued against this person.

  5. Ashley Menatta:

    Sam (Ashley is her name) and I want to thank you all who have been sharing, searching, emailing, posting, private messaging, calling, texting, twittering, NBC Channel 7 in San Diego, Australian News, England News, police, Missing Australians, Australian Missing Persons Regiser, FBI, Interpol and everyone else!!!! We could not have done this without all of your help!

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