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English definition of “invigilate”

invigilate

verb [I or T]   /ɪnˈvɪdʒ.ɪ.leɪt/ UK (US proctor)
to watch people taking an exam in order to check that they do not cheat: Miss Jekyll will be invigilating (your chemistry exam) today.Exams, tests and exercises invigilator     /-leɪ.tər/ US  /-leɪ.t̬ɚ/ noun [C] a person whose job is to watch people taking an exam in order to check that they do not cheat: If you need more paper, please ask the invigilator.Exams, tests and exercises
(Definition of invigilate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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