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English definition of “monitor”

monitor

verb [T]     /ˈmɒn.ɪ.tər/ US  /ˈmɑː.nɪ.t̬ɚ/
C1 to watch and check a situation carefully for a period of time in order to discover something about it: The new findings suggest that women ought to monitor their cholesterol levels. The CIA were monitoring (= secretly listening to) his phone calls.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
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