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English definition of “observe”

observe

verb [T] (OBEY)    /əbˈzɜːv/ US  /-ˈzɝːv/ formal
C2 to obey a law, rule, or custom: People must observe the law. Nobody should be an exception. The old people in the village still observe the local traditions. Do you observe Passover?Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviourCustom, tradition and conformity
(Definition of observe verb (OBEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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