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watch

noun
 
 
/wɒtʃ/
CLOCK [C] A1 a small clock on a strap that you fasten round your wrist (= lower arm): I don't wear a watch.Watches and clocks
ATTENTION [U, no plural] If you keep a watch on something or someone, you watch or give attention to them, especially to make sure nothing bad happens: We're keeping a close watch on the situation.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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