Translation of lie detector in Spanish:

lie detector

polígrafo, n.

noun

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    polígrafo masculine
    detector de mentiras masculine
    • What's chilling is the notion of the lie-detector test writ large: if the designer classically employed empirical research to determine the characteristics of a target audience, then what happens when brain scans do this for us?
    • And last night, you said you'd be happily willing to submit to a lie detector test.
    • She protested her innocence, passed a lie-detector test and went to Athens with her head held high.
    • If the government thinks he's withholding information or lying, it can compel him to take a lie detector test.
    • ‘The lie-detector test does not displace the foundation of criminal justice, which is that everyone has to be presumed innocent until found guilty,’ he said.
    • He took a public lie detector test to verify his account and said others involved were prepared to testify to the same effect.
    • The lie detector tests are therefore intended to extend the boundaries a little by putting another psychological weapon in the hands of the probationary services.
    • You didn't go in and take the lie-detector test.
    • The company is keen to emphasise that the technology is a ‘stress detector’ not a lie detector.
    • If I had my way, those politicians would have to take a lie-detector test just to get on the ballot!
    • Jack questions Greg at every turn, even going so far as to subject him to a lie-detector test and monitoring his every move with hidden surveillance cameras.
    • While NSA officials call the lie detector test a useful tool, it is clearly not perfect.
    • They say she has taken a lie-detector test which proves as much.
    • I was just wondering, can the court judge or whoever order a lie-detector test or perhaps a truth serum?
    • This, to Lily at least, sounded like a good enough answer, one that would definitely qualify under the lie-detector test as the truth.
    • I know that in some instances I would have passed a lie detector test.
    • I challenge the president and my other detractors that we all submit ourselves to a lie-detector test.
    • Little Johnny does not need to take a lie detector test.
    • As a result, evidence from a lie detector test is currently considered legally unacceptable in most cases.
    • People want him to say the truth and then take a lie detector test administered by the FBI.