Definitions

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  • noun film A police movie, particularly one based on a police novel

Etymologies

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From the French

Examples

  • Français · Russie: Couvre feu pour les jeunes et accès de folie meurtrière d'un policier bahasa Indonesia · Rusia: Jam Malam Remaja dan Tembakan Tanpa Alasan Polisi

    Global Voices in English » Russia: Teen Curfew; Police Officer’s Shooting Spree

  • I appreciate how the policier was willing to listen and take the information.

    creve - French Word-A-Day

  • Elsewhere, Ethan Hawke chews up the scenery as the cash-strapped cop on the take who pours out his heart in the confessional box in time-honoured policier fashion.

    Mark Kermode's DVD round-up

  • Merci beaucoup! comptoir gouttelette policier s'il vous plâit ... on a perdu deux chiens .... fourgonnette bon médaille

    creve - French Word-A-Day

  • Merci beaucoup! comptoir gouttelette policier s'il vous plâit ... on a perdu deux chiens .... fourgonnette bon médaille

    Braise The Dog

  • Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 02: 40 PM policier - police s'il vous plâit ... on a perdu deux chiens ....

    creve - French Word-A-Day

  • In the 1916 novella The Shadow-Line, from which Hugo Blick's sophisticated if mannered seven-part policier takes its name, Joseph Conrad wrote: "And the time, too, goes on – till one perceives ahead a shadow-line warning one that the region of early youth, too, must be left behind."

    TV review: The Shadow Line and Psychoville

  • Here are some translations: comptoir - counter (or countertop) policier - police officer s'il vous plâit ... on a perdu deux chiens ....

    creve - French Word-A-Day

  • Here's my list of translations: comptoir: counter (as in a store) gouttelet: droplets policier: Policeman s'il vous plâit ... on a perdu deux chiens: please ... we've lost two dogs fourgonnette: small van bon: good or "alright then" in this instance médaille: medallion/tag

    creve - French Word-A-Day

  • Also showing is Lebanese director Muhammed Selman's policier

    Bombings, Exile, Return: Cinema of a Scarred Land

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