sentinel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sentinel” in the English Dictionary

"sentinel" in British English

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sentinelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsen.tɪ.nəl/  us   /-t̬ɪ-/
literary a ​personemployed to ​guard something: A ​policeman stood sentinel at the ​entrance.
mainly US Sentinel is also used in the ​names of some ​newspapers: the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
(Definition of sentinel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sentinel”
in Spanish centinela…
in Vietnamese sự canh gác…
in Malaysian pengawal…
in Thai คนเฝ้ายาม…
in French sentinelle…
in German der Wachposten…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岗哨, 哨兵, (用于某些报纸名中)…
in Indonesian penjaga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 崗哨, 哨兵, (用於某些報紙名中)…
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