Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word pulis in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word pulis:

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[noun]  police; police officer; policeman; policewoman

Root: pulis
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This string is used more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Pulis Example Sentences in Tagalog: (24)
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Paano nadídiskubré ng pulís ang kuta ng mga kriminál?
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How does the police discover the criminal hideout?
Hinuli si John ng mga pulís.
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John was apprehended by the police.
Natagpuán ng mga pulís ang droga kay Gerald.
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The police found illegal drugs in Gerald's possession.
Inaresto ng pulís ang mágnanakaw.
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The policeman arrested the thief.
Huwág kang susu sa pulís.
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Don't surrender to the police.
Inimbestigahán ng pulís si Dennis. 
The police investigated Dennis.
Sasailalim ang magkapatíd sa proteksiyón ng pulís
The siblings will come under police protection.
Maghahain kamí ng demanda laban sa mga tiwalíng pulís
We will file a suit against corrupt police officers.
Anóng proteksiyón ang inirerekomenda ng pulís
What protection is recommended by the police?
Sásaksakín mo ba akó kung isúsuplóng kitá sa pulís
Will you stab me if I report you to the police?
Tinátawagan ng babae ang pulís
The woman is calling the police.
Irérepórt kitá sa pulís kung hindî mo akó títigilan
I will report you to the police if you don't leave me alone.
Lumálabág ang mga pulís sa karapatáng pantao
The law enforcers are violating human rights.
Huwág mong lahatín ang mga pulís
Don't make generalizations about the police.
Ibinúbunyág ng mámamahayág ang iligál na gawain ng mga pulís
The journalist is exposing the police's illegal activities.
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policepolice officerpolicemanpolicewoman
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