Definition of Policed

1. a. Regulated by laws for the maintenance of peace and order, enforced by organized administration.



Definition of Policed

1. Verb. (past of police) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Policed

1. police [v] - See also: police

Lexicographical Neighbors of Policed

police precinct
police procedural
police sergeant
police service
police services
police squad
police state
police states
police station
police stations
police van
police wagon
police work
policeable
policeboat
policed (current term)
policeless
policelike
policeman
policeman bird
policemanlike
policemen
policepeople
policeperson
policepersons
policer
policers
polices
policewoman
policewomen

Literary usage of Policed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Recollections of a Virginia Newspaper Man by Herbert Tobias Ezekiel (1920)
"Well policed—a Lynching. Like many another story, that of Dawson is both sad and humorous. Some years ago a correspondent of mine in another portion of the ..."

2. Asylum in Legations and Consulates and in Vessels by John Bassett Moore (1892)
"The account of this case would be incomplete if we failed to notice the fact that from the time Leite Pereira came to the legation it was closely policed, ..."

3. China and Lower Bengal: Being "The Times" Correspondence from China in the by George Wingrove Cooke (1861)
"... native town at night— Conquest of wages over caste—The thieves' den of Calcutta—The murderer's friends—Calcutta well policed, but badly defended. ..."

4. The Prohibition Movement in Its Broader Bearings Upon Our Social, Commercial by Percy Andreae (1915)
"Assuming, for argument's sake, that there are parts of a municipality which are less efficiently policed than others, there must needs be one part which is ..."

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