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vigilancia
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vigilancia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (care)
a. vigilance
Nuestro hijo es autista y necesita vigilancia extra.Our child is autistic and requires extra vigilance.
b. watchfulness
El accidente de cocina fue prevenido por la vigilancia que ejercía Ana.It was Ana's watchfulness that prevented the kitchen accident.
2. (watch)
a. surveillance
La base militar se encuentra bajo vigilancia satelital.The military base is under satellite surveillance.
b. security
Los ladrones entraron al edificio que no tenía vigilancia.The burglars entered the building without security.
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vigilancia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cuidado)
a. vigilance
2. (seguridad)
a. security
tras la fuga aumentaron la vigilanciaafter the escape security was increased
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vigilancia
1 (custodia) vigilance
los niños pequeños requieren vigilancia constante small children require constant vigilance; burlaron la vigilancia de sus guardianes they evaded the watchful eye of their guards
sometido a una estrecha vigilancia
tener bajo vigilancia [+paciente] to keep under observation; [+prisionero] to keep under surveillance
vigilancia intensiva (Med) intensive care
2 (servicio) security
la vigilancia del hotel es excelente security at the hotel is excellent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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