Definition of state trooper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


state trooper

BrE BrE//ˌsteɪt ˈtruːpə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsteɪt ˈtruːpər//
(also trooper) (North American English) The police
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(in the US) a member of a State police force The teenager was shot by a state trooper during a drugs raid. See related entries: The police
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