HyperDic: surveillance

English > 1 sense of the word surveillance:
NOUNactsurveillanceclose observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
surveillance > pronunciation
Soundsservey'lahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > surveillance: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningClose observation of a person or group (usually by the police).
Narrowerelectronic surveillancesurveillance by electronic means (e.g. television)
stakeoutsurveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime)
surveillance of diseaseThe ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease
watch, vigilA purposeful surveillance to guard or observe / observe
Broaderpolice work, police investigationThe investigation of criminal activities
Spanishseguimiento, vigilancia
Catalanvigilància

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