Observe

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Definition

to observe (a cat, a minute of silence): to watch, to study, to look at (a cat); to respect, to perform, to carry out (a minute of silence)
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: I observe the moon with my telescope - it's great!
US: We observe one minute of silence before destroying people's property.
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Examples

  • "I'd like to observe him further, next week perhaps, before I continue on to the rest of the staff."
  • "As this is an official FBI matter, please observe strict protocol for discretion and confidentiality."
  • "I've been told there are a few cameras installed in the towers, but their footage is never observed."
  • "After this alarming incident, I decided to observe Spencer from a safe distance."
  • "We are actually being observed by some market researchers behind that one-way mirror."
  • "On the contrary, we are observing some interesting interactions between her and the younger male monkeys (and one female)."
  • "Jackie Hasselhof observes 'The government has become blatantly anti-union, man."
  • "Brian : Look, I have fingers, not fins, and if you observe closely, you'll see that I'm slowly drowning."
  • "Before we begin, let us observe a brief moment of silence in the honour of her majesty the queen of England."
  • "During the inspection of your laboratory, I observed the following"

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