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invigilate

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪnˈvɪdʒ.ɪ.leɪt/ UK ( US proctor) us  
to watch people taking an exam in order to check that they do not cheat: Miss Jekyll will be invigilating (your chemistry exam) today.
invigilator
noun [C] uk   /-leɪ.tər/ us    /-leɪ.t̬ɚ/ UK ( US proctor)
a person whose job is to watch people taking an exam in order to check that they do not cheat: If you need more paper, please ask the invigilator.
Translations of “invigilate”
in Spanish vigilar, supervisar un examen…
in French surveiller…
in German Aufsicht führen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監考…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监考…
(Definition of invigilate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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