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[たん()·てい()]
tantei
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 探偵

noun
  1. detective; investigator; sleuth
noun, suru verb
  1. detective work; secret investigation

Definition and Synonyms for 探偵

Detection a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
Synonyms: 探偵, 検出, 検波
Detective an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
Synonyms: 探偵
Hawkshaw someone who is a detective
Synonyms: てく, でか, でかい, 探偵
Shamus someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
Synonyms: 探偵, 私立探偵
Sleuth a detective who follows a trail
Synonyms: 探偵

Meanings for each kanji in 探偵

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Categories 探偵 is a member of

Police Investigation the investigation of criminal activities
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Police Detective a police officer who investigates crimes
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Detective an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public
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Investigator someone who investigates
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Sample Sentences for 探偵

Tom thinks he's being shadowed by a private detective.
He would sit for hours reading detective stories.
Tom thinks he's being shadowed by a private detective.
The detective took six months to get at the truth of that affair.
The detective has a lot of adventures.

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