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all-points bulletin  (ôlpoints′),USA pronunciation 
  • a broadcast alert from one police station to all others in an area, state, etc., as with instructions to arrest a particular suspect or suspects. Abbr.: APB

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    all-points bulletin n
    1. (in the US) an alert broadcast to all police officers within an area, instructing the arrest of a suspect
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