[ US /ˈmɑɹʃəɫz/ ]
[ UK /mˈɑːʃə‍lz/ ]
  1. the United States' oldest federal law enforcement agency is responsible today for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners and protecting federal witnesses and managing assets seized from criminals and generally ensuring the effective operation of the federal judicial system
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How To Use Marshals In A Sentence

  • Marshals struggled in vain to prevent spectators rushing onto the racetrack.
  • Parking at the event appeared well organised and there were plenty of marshals about to make sure cars were lined up properly and able to leave the ground easily at the end of the day.
  • After the trial ended, U.S. Marshals began hauling silver-haired Jimmy Fratianno around the country to testify in major mob cases. Kill the Irishman
  • Excellent marksmanship is one of the key skills required of the marshals, who work in very compact spaces often tens of thousands of feet in the air.
  • Twenty-eight of the marshals were shot and another 160 police officers were injured.
  • ‘Luckily our fire marshals reacted in time and prevented the total loss of an expensive participating vehicle,’ he said.
  • US marshals specialize in finding fugitives and escapees.
  • According to Page there are still more admirals ashore than ships afloat, more air marshals than squadrons aloft. Times, Sunday Times
  • I deem it my duty further to observe that much of the imperfections in the returns of the last and perhaps of preceding enumerations proceeded from the inadequateness of the compensations allowed to the marshals and their assistants in taking them. State of the Union Address (1790-2001)
  • Balpa said that under the agreement an aircraft captain will be told when sky marshals are to be on board a flight, who they are and where they will be sitting.
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