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observe

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to observe

Third person singular
observ

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to observe (third-person singular simple present observ, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To notice or view, especially carefully or with attention to detail.
    From this vantage point we can observe the behavior of the animals in their natural habitat.
  2. (transitive) To follow the custom, practice, or rules (especially of a religion.)
    Please observe all posted speed limits.
  3. (intransitive) To comment on something; to make an observation.
    The senator observed that the bill would be detrimental to his constituents.

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French

Verb

observe

  1. First-person singular present indicative of observer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of observer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of observer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of observer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of observer.

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