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sentinel

noun [C] uk   /ˈsen.tɪ.nəl/ us    /-t̬ɪ-/
literary a person employed to guard something: A policeman stood sentinel at the entrance.
Synonym
mainly US Sentinel is also used in the names of some newspapers: the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
Translations of “sentinel”
in Spanish centinela…
in French sentinelle…
in German der Wachposten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 崗哨, 哨兵, (用於某些報紙名中)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岗哨, 哨兵, (用于某些报纸名中)…
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