night watchman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “night watchman” in the English Dictionary

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night watchmannoun [C]

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a ​person who ​guards a ​building at ​night
(Definition of night watchman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “night watchman”
in Chinese (Simplified) (大楼的)夜间守卫…
in Chinese (Traditional) (大樓的)夜間守衛…
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