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English definition of “observation”

observation

noun  /ˌɑb·zərˈveɪ·ʃən/ us  

observation noun (REMARK)

[C] a remark made about something you have noticed: She made an interesting observation about the poet’s intentions.

observation noun (EXAMINE)

science [C] the recorded information that results from studying a scientific event

observation noun (WATCH)

[U] the act of watching something or someone carefully: He was admitted to the hospital for observation after complaining of chest pains.

observation noun (NOTICE)

[U] the ability to notice something or someone: He has remarkable powers of observation.
(Definition of observation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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