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Definition of Detective

Detective

  1. Fitted for, or skilled in, detecting; employed in detecting crime or criminals; as, a detective officer.
  2. One who business it is so detect criminals or discover matters of secrecy.

Detective Quotations

Every man at the bottom of his heart believes that he is a born detective.
John Buchan

It's no secret - I love detective fiction. One of the reasons I love being in London is because I like to watch all the shows on TV. I watch them all.
Patti Smith

It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.
Agatha Christie

I read science, because to me, that's extremely exciting. It's like a great detective story, and it's happening right in front of us.
Alan Alda

If your neighbors think you're a detective because a cop always brings you home, you might be a redneck.
Jeff Foxworthy
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Detective Translations

detective in Dutch is detective, rechercheur
detective in German is Detektiv
detective in Norwegian is detektiv
detective in Portuguese is detetive
detective in Spanish is detective
detective in Swedish is detektiv

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