One entry found for observation.
Main Entry: ob·ser·va·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystressäb-sschwar-primarystressvamacr-shschwan, -zschwar-
Function: noun
1 : an act or an instance of observing a custom, rule, or law
2 : an act or the power of seeing or fixing the mind upon something
3 : an act of gathering information (as for scientific studies) by noting facts or occurrences <weather observations>
4 : an opinion formed or expressed after observing
5 : the state of being observed <was in the hospital for observation>
synonym see REMARK
- ob·ser·va·tion·al /-shnschwal, -shschwan-schwal/ adjective

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