Word:

Posse

Pos´se
n.1.See Posse comitatus.
In posse
See In posse in the Vocabulary.
Noun1.posse - a temporary police force
Synonyms: posse comitatus

POSSE. This word is used substantively to signify a possibility. For example, such a thing is in posse, that is, such a thing may possibly be; when the thing is in being, the phrase to express it is, in esse. (q.v.)

Cheka, FBI, Gestapo, Interpol, KP, MP, MVD, Mounties, NKVD, OGPU, RCMP, SP, Scotland Yard, age group, army, army group, band, battalion, battery, battle group, bevy, body, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, cast, clique, cohort, column, combat command, combat team, company, complement, constabulary, contingent, corps, coterie, county police, covey, crew, crowd, detachment, detail, division, domiciliary visit, dragnet, exploration, faction, field army, field train, file, fleet, flying column, forage, frisk, gang, garrison, group, grouping, groupment, highway patrol, house-search, hunt, hunting, in-group, junta, kitchen police, law enforcement agency, legion, maniple, military police, mob, movement, organization, out-group, outfit, pack, party, peer group, perquisition, phalanx, platoon, police, police force, political police, probe, provincial police, quest, rank, ransacking, regiment, riot police, rummage, salon, search, search party, search warrant, search-and-destroy operation, searching, secret police, section, security force, set, shore patrol, special police, squad, squadron, stable, stalk, stalking, state police, still hunt, string, tactical police, tactical unit, task force, team, train, tribe, troop, troopers, troupe, turning over, unit, vigilance committee, vigilantes, wing
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Positiveness
Positivism
Positivist
positivistic
Positivity
Posito uno oppositorum negatur alterum
positron
positron emission tomography
positron emission tomography scanner
Positure
POSIX
Posnet
Posologic
Posology
Pospolite
Poss
-- Posse --
Posse comitatus
posseman
Possess
possessed
Possessio est quasi pedis positio
Possessio fratris
Possession
Possession is a good title
Possession of the termer
Possessionary
Possessioner
Possessival
Possessive
possessive case
Possessive pronoun
Possessively
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