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English definition of “look on”

look on

phrasal verb with look     /lʊk/ verb
to watch something happen but not become involved in it: A large crowd looked on as the band played. → See also onlookerUsing the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of look on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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