vice squad

vice squads
N-COUNT: usu the N in sing, N n
The vice squad is the section of a police force that deals with crime relating to pornography, prostitution, and gambling.

...members of the vice squad.

...ten vice-squad officers.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Vice Squad — (englisch „die Sittenpolizei“) ist eine Punkband aus Bristol, die – mit einer zehnjährigen Unterbrechung – seit 1979 besteht. Die Bandmitglieder spielten vorher in den Bands The Contingent and TV Brakes. Der ursprüngliche Bandname war The Sex… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vice Squad — Основная информ …   Википедия

  • Vice squad — (série TV) Vice squad Titre original Die Sitte Genre Série policière Créateur(s) Thomas Eckelkamp Pays d’origine  Allemagne Chaîne d’origine RTL Nombre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vice Squad — Datos generales Origen Bristol, Inglaterra …   Wikipedia Español

  • vice squad — vice′ squad [[t]vaɪs[/t]] n. gov a police squad charged with enforcing laws dealing with gambling, prostitution, narcotics, etc • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • vice squad — n [C usually singular] the part of the police force that deals with crimes involving sex or drugs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vice squad — vice ,squad noun count a police department that deals with crimes relating to things such as sex and drugs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vice squad — n. a division of the police department assigned to enforce laws relating to prostitution, gambling, etc …   English World dictionary

  • vice squad — noun a police group to enforce laws against gambling and prostitution • Hypernyms: ↑police squad, ↑squad * * * noun : a police squad charged with enforcement of laws concerning vice * * * a police squad charged with enforcing laws dealing with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vice Squad — Infobox Musical artist Name = Vice Squad Img capt = Promotional photo of the classic lineup, 1984 Img size = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Bristol, England Genre = Punk rock, Street punk, Ska punk Occupation = Years active =… …   Wikipedia

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