from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Federal Bureau of Investigation

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  • proper noun US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • proper noun UK Federation of British Industry 1916–1965, forerunner of CBI (Confederation of British Industry).
  • noun Fixed-bit index.
  • noun US, humorous Female body inspector.

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  • noun a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice


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