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watchfulness

Noun

1 the process of paying close and continuous attention [syn: vigilance, alertness]
2 vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble" [syn: vigilance, weather eye]

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English

Noun

  1. alertness, vigilance or wakefulness
    Continuous watchfulness is maintained around the clock.

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