Meaning of “vigilant” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “vigilant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈvɪdʒ·ə·lənt/

being very careful to notice things, esp. signs of danger:

Security personnel need to be more vigilant in checking bags and packages.
noun [ U ] us /ˈvɪdʒ·ə·ləns/

The vigilance of a mother fox protects her young from danger.

(Definition of “vigilant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)