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vig·i·lance

 (vĭj′ə-ləns)
n.
Alert watchfulness.
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vigilance

(ˈvɪdʒɪləns)
n
1. the fact, quality, or condition of being vigilant
2. (Pathology) the abnormal state or condition of being unable to sleep
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vig•i•lance

(ˈvɪdʒ ə ləns)

n.
the state or quality of being vigilant; watchfulness.
[1560–70; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vigilance - the process of paying close and continuous attentionvigilance - the process of paying close and continuous attention; "wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter"; "vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue"
attention - the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"
jealousy - zealous vigilance; "cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard
2.vigilance - vigilant attentivenessvigilance - vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"
attentiveness - the trait of being observant and paying attention
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vigilance

noun watchfulness, alertness, caution, observance, circumspection, attentiveness, carefulness Drugs are a problem that requires constant vigilance.
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vigilance

noun
1. The act of carefully watching:
Idiom: watch and ward.
2. The condition of being alert:
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Translations
يَقْظَه، حَذَر
vigilància
bdělostostražitost
vagtsomhed
tarkkaavaisuusvalppaus
árvekni
vigilantia
modrība
waaksheidwaakzaamheid
vigilenţă
bedlivosť
tetikte olmauyanıklık

vigilance

[ˈvɪdʒɪləns]
A. Nvigilancia f
to escape sb's vigilanceburlar la vigilancia de algn
to relax one's vigilancedisminuir la vigilancia, bajar la guardia
B. CPD vigilance committee N (US) → comité m de autodefensa
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vigilance

[ˈvɪdʒɪləns] nvigilance fvigilance committee ncomité m d'autodéfense
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vigilance

nWachsamkeit f; no move escaped their vigilancekeine Bewegung entging ihrem wachsamen Auge
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vigilance

[ˈvɪdʒɪlns] nvigilanza
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vigilance

(ˈvidʒiləns) noun
watchfulness or readiness for danger. He watched her with the vigilance of a hawk.
ˈvigilant adjective
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vig·i·lance

n. vigilancia, estado alerta o de atención.
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Vigilence and persistence have been watchwords of independent insurance agents for decades and that has been a vital force in both the protection of the integrity of system and of its members.
"This criminal operation is part of a scheme hidden hands are concocting for the [Palestinian refugee] camps and their neighborhood in Sidon and the south; this requires vigilence and wisdom, as well as full coordination with the Lebanese security forces, on top of which the army, to thwart this criminal plan," the party said in a statement.
The solution, one police chief says, is public vigilence and the will to step up.
At a night of severe storm accompanied by rain and thunder at last the Jhelum was affected which abated the vigilence of Porus at a point 17 miles upstream from the original camp.
Indeed, sites containing half-built homes on projects in Bahrain have been booby-trapped by dissidents over the past year, leading police to call on contractors to maintain vigilence.
Whilst India has put on hold its search for the missing aircraft at the request of the Malaysian government, which wants to reassess the hunt for the vanished plane, fishermen and local boatmen said they had been instructed to exercise extra vigilence while out at sea.
Saleh a appele les citoyens a la vigilence pour repondre a ces complots imperialiste et sioniste exhortant le peuple du Soudan a soutenir les personnes touchees par l'agression criminelle.
"However, despite our continuous vigilence, thing might happen -- as cyberworld is the next frontier for all activities," said a senior banker in Dubai, requesting anonymity.
We certainly have no reason to believe that they made Lagos less safe in terms of building fires, and it is plausible that their vigilence and prevention services have been a boon to safety.