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How Do You Spell DETECTIVE?

Correct spelling for the English word "detective" is [d_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_v], [dɪtˈɛktɪv], [dɪtˈɛktɪv]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for DETECTIVE

Below is the list of 292 misspellings for the word "detective".

Similar spelling words for DETECTIVE

Plural form of DETECTIVE is DETECTIVES

Definition of DETECTIVE

  1. an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

Anagrams of DETECTIVE

7 letters

Usage Examples for DETECTIVE

  1. It's- The detective and I put him there. - "Sight Unseen" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. The detective went away immediately, and to Gertrude and me was left the woman's part, to watch and wait. - "The Circular Staircase" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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