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sur·veil·lance

 (sər-vā′ləns)
n.
1. Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion.
2. The act of observing or the condition of being observed.

surveillance

(sɜːˈveɪləns)
n
(Law) close observation or supervision maintained over a person, group, etc, esp one in custody or under suspicion
[C19: from French, from surveiller to watch over, from sur-1 + veiller to keep watch (from Latin vigilāre; see vigil)]
surˈveillant adj, n

sur•veil•lance

(sərˈveɪ ləns, -ˈveɪl yəns)

n.
1. a watch kept over someone or something, esp. over a suspect, prisoner, etc.: under police surveillance.
2. supervision or superintendence.
[1790–1800; < French, =surveill(er) to watch over (sur- sur-1 + veiller < Latin vigilāre to watch]

surveillance

The systematic observation of aerospace, surface, or subsurface areas, places, persons, or things, by visual, aural, electronic, photographic, or other means. See also air surveillance; satellite and missile surveillance; sea surveillance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
police investigation, police work - the investigation of criminal activities
electronic surveillance - surveillance by electronic means (e.g. television)
vigil, watch - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
stakeout - surveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime)
surveillance of disease - the ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease

surveillance

noun observation, watch, scrutiny, supervision, control, care, direction, inspection, vigilance, superintendence He was arrested after being kept under constant surveillance.
Quotations
"Big Brother is watching you" [George Orwell 1984]

surveillance

noun
The act of carefully watching:
Idiom: watch and ward.
Translations

surveillance

[sɜːˈveɪləns] N to be under surveillanceestar vigilado, estar bajo vigilancia
to keep sb under surveillancevigilar a algn, tener vigilado a algn

surveillance

[sərˈveɪləns]
nsurveillance f
to be under surveillance → être sous surveillance
to put sb under surveillance → mettre qn sous surveillance
modif [aircraft, flight, camera, equipment, operation, team] → de surveillance

surveillance

nÜberwachung f, → Observation f (form); to be under surveillanceüberwacht or observiert (form)werden; to keep somebody under surveillancejdn überwachen or observieren (form)

surveillance

[sɜːˈveɪləns] nsorveglianza
under surveillance → sotto sorveglianza

sur·veil·lance

n. vigilancia.

surveillance

n vigilancia
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