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stakeoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsteɪk.aʊt/  us   /ˈsteɪk.aʊt/
the ​continuouswatching of a ​building or ​area, ​especially by the ​police
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stakeoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsteɪkˌɑʊt/
an ​act of ​secretlywatching a ​place or ​person, esp. to ​see if any ​illegalactivity is taking ​place: The stakeout did not ​provide much ​help to ​investigators.
(Definition of stakeout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stakeout”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指警方的)监视…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指警方的)監視…
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