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What is the French word for "Detective"?

American English


le détective

Are you wondering how to say "Detective" in French ? "Detective" is the equivalent to Le détective in French, and I’m pretty sure you’ve heard it many times before already. It’s also good to know, that Le pyromane means "Arsonist" in French, as well as "Bike theft" is Le vol de vélo.
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American EnglishThe detective was investigating a crime.
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