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English definition of “monitor”

monitor

noun [C] (PERSON WHO WATCHES)    /ˈmɒn.ɪ.tər/ US  /ˈmɑː.nɪ.t̬ɚ/
B2 a person who has the job of watching or noticing particular things: United Nations monitors were not allowed to enter the area .Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issuesPeople who analyse and judge
(Definition of monitor noun (PERSON WHO WATCHES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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