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invigilateverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈvɪdʒ.ɪ.leɪt/ UK (US proctor)
to ​watchpeople taking an ​exam in ​order to ​check that they do not ​cheat: Miss Jekyll will be invigilating (​yourchemistryexam) today.
invigilator
noun [C] uk   /-leɪ.tər/  us   /-leɪ.t̬ɚ/ UK (US proctor)
a ​person whose ​job is to ​watchpeople taking an ​exam in ​order to ​check that they do not ​cheat: If you need more ​paper, ​pleaseask the invigilator.
(Definition of invigilate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “invigilate”
in Spanish vigilar, supervisar un examen…
in Vietnamese coi thi…
in Malaysian mengawasi…
in Thai คุมสอบ…
in French surveiller…
in German Aufsicht führen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监考…
in Indonesian mengawasi ujian…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監考…
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