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English definition of “eye”

eye

noun [C]     //
be the eyes and ears of sb/sth (also be sb's/sth's eyes and ears) to help a person or organization by telling them about important events or changes that might affect their particular industry or activity : Corporate brokers are supposed to act as a company's eyes and ears in the marketplace . New security measures are calling on all airport and airline employees to become the " eyes and ears " of the airport and report all suspicious activity
(Definition of eye noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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