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observation

noun
 
 
/ˌɒbzəˈveɪʃən/
WATCHING [U] B2 the act of watching someone or something carefully: The doctor wants to keep him under observation for a week. to have good powers of observation (= to be good at noticing things) Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
REMARK [C] a remark about something that you have noticed: He made an interesting observation.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
Translations of “observation”
in Korean 관찰…
in Arabic مُراقَبة…
in Portuguese observação…
in Catalan observació…
in Japanese 観察, 監視…
in Italian osservazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 觀察, 觀測, 監視…
in Russian наблюдение, наблюдательность, замечание…
in Turkish inceleme, gözlem, müşahade…
in Chinese (Simplified) 观察, 观测, 监视…
in Polish obserwacja, uwaga…
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