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  1. posse

    • IPA[ˈpɒsi]

    英式

    • n.
      a body of men summoned by a sheriff to enforce the law.;the body of men above the age of fifteen in a county (excluding peers, the clergy, or the infirm), whom the sheriff could summon to repress a riot or for other purposes.
    • noun: posse, plural noun: posses

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    • 1. US historical a body of men summoned by a sheriff to enforce the law.
    • British historical the body of men above the age of fifteen in a county (excluding peers, the clergy, or the infirm), whom the sheriff could summon to repress a riot or for other purposes.
    • 2. informal a group of people who have a common characteristic or occupation tea was handed round by a posse of mothers 同義詞 gang, band, group, crowd, pack, ... 更多
    • a group of young people who socialize together, especially to go to clubs or raves the followers of the so-called Techno phenomenon, the vibed-up whistle posse
    • n.
      a federal statute prohibiting use of the military in civilian law enforcement.

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    • IPA[ˈpäsē]

    美式

    • n.
      a body of men, typically armed, summoned by a sheriff to enforce the law.

    Oxford American Dictionary