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Translation of "observe" - English-Spanish dictionary

observe

verb /əbˈzəːv/
to notice
observar, notar
I observed her late arrival.
to watch carefully
observar, ver
She observed his actions with interest.
to obey
cumplir, respetar
We must observe the rules.
to make a remark
señalar
’It’s a lovely day’, he observed.
observance noun the act of obeying rules etc
observancia, cumplimiento
the observance of the law.
the act of observing (a tradition etc)
observancia
the observance of religious holidays.
observant adjective quick to notice
observador
An observant witness remembered the car’s registration number.
observation /ob-/ noun the act of noticing or watching
observación
She is in hospital for observation.
a remark
observación, comentario
She made some interesting observations about the sculpture.
observatory noun ( plural observatories) a place for observing and studying the stars, weather etc.
observatorio
observer noun a person who observes
observador
To the casual observer, everything may have seemed normal UN observers have uncovered evidence of another massacre.
(Definition of observe from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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