Interpol etymology

English word Interpol comes from English police, English international

Detailed word origin of Interpol

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
police English (eng) (transitive) To enforce the law and keep order among (a group).. (transitive) To patrol or clean up an area.. (transitive, figurative) To enforce norms or standards upon. (now, rare, historical) The regulation of a given community or society; administration, law and order etc. [from 17th c.]. (obsolete) Communal living; civilization. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Policy. [15th-19th c.]. [...]
international English (eng) Between or among nations. Foreign; of another nation.. Independent of national boundaries; common to all people.. Of or concerning the association called the International.. Of or having to do with more than one nation.. Common to, or affecting, two or more nations.. Participated in by two or more nations. Serving two or more nations (sports) A game or contest between two or more nations.. [...]
Interpol English (eng) The International Criminal Police Organization, an international organization facilitating police cooperation.

Words with the same origin as Interpol

Descendants of police
Policespeak ecilop esclop piglice po-po policiary polis pollis slipslop slop slop shoot slop-basin slop-bowl sloppiness sloppy slopseller slopshop slopwork
Descendants of international
INMARSAT Incoterm intermestic