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How to Pronounce constable?

Correct pronunciation for the word "constable" is [kˈɒnstəbə͡l], [kˈɒnstəbə‍l], [k_ˈɒ_n_s_t_ə_b_əl].

Definition of constable

  1. An officer charged with the preservation of the peace; in the middle ages, a high state functionary. In England, high constables and petty constables, constables invested with the power of arresting and imprisoning, and of breaking open houses; also with powers to execute civil as well as criminal processes, and levy executions, though criminal processes, and levy exceutions, though criminal processes are now generally executed by the police force of the county. A special constable, one appointed to act on special emergencies, as when the public peace is endangered.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What is the adjective for constable?

The adjective form of the word "constable" is "constabulary".

Usage over time for constable:

This graph shows how "constable" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of constable?

The plural of the "constable" can be the "constables".

What is the singular form of constable?

The singular of the "constable" can be the "constable".

Synonyms for Constable:


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