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English definition of “lookout”

lookout

noun [C]     /ˈlʊk.aʊt/
a person who watches for danger: One of the robbers waited outside to act as a lookout.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues a high place where a person can look at what is happening in the area around them, especially in order to watch for any dangerScenery and views Australian English a place from where a person can look at something, especially at an area of natural beauty → Compare viewpoint be on the lookout for sth/sb to search for something or someone: I'm always on the lookout for interesting new recipes.Searching keep a lookout for sth/sb to continue to watch carefully for something or someone, especially in order to avoid danger: Keep a lookout for small objects that a baby might swallow.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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