Definition of chief constable noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


chief constable

BrE BrE//ˌtʃiːf ˈkʌnstəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtʃiːf ˈkɑːnstəbl//
The police
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(in Britain) a senior police officer who is in charge of the police force in a particular area Chief Constable Brian Turner See related entries: The police