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English definition of “watch”

watch

verb [T] (BE CAREFUL)    /wɒtʃ/ US  /wɑːtʃ/
B2 to be careful of something: I have to watch my weight (= be careful not to become too heavy) now I'm not doing so much sport. Watch your language (= do not use rude words) in front of ladies, young man! [+ (that)] Watch (that) you don't get glue on your fingers, won't you? [+ question word] Watch what you're doing with that knife, Jim, it's sharp. You want to (= you should) watch him - he's a bit of a strange character.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of watch verb (BE CAREFUL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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