Detective and Narc


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Detective noun – A person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons.
Usage example: the code used by the serial killer in his letters to the police was actually cracked by an amateur detective

Narc and detective are semantically related In some cases you can use "Narc" instead a noun "Detective". slang substitute
Nearby Words: detect, detection, detecting, detector, detectivity
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Narc noun – A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
Detective and narc are semantically related in person topic. You can use "Detective" instead a noun "Narc", if it concerns topics such as policeman, lawman, law enforcement officer.
Synonyms for Narc

Both words in one sentence

  • The French Connection II finds Detective Popeye Doyle, the New York narc from the first film, traveling to Marseilles to catch the French drug kingpin.
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