American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To keep under surveillance.
- v. transitive, nonstandard To keep someone or something under surveillance.
- v. keep under surveillance
- Back-formation from surveillance. More at survey. (Wiktionary)
- Back-formation from surveillance. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This article is daft and not just for its grating use of the non-word "surveil".”
“Avert your eyes whenever you pass a surveil-cam, keep your heads down and your faces blank, entertain no thought that could possibly play across your expressions and betray you.”
“But the announcement also sparked fresh concerns that the government may be using mobile technology to surveil its residents.”
“Not content to pursue the appropriate mission there -- surveil and strike when necessary to prevent it from again becoming Al Qaeda's haven -- he engaged in a nation-building exercise in a place with far less infrastructure for that than Iraq.”
“Labeled a "total lone wolf" by Mayor Bloomberg, the NYPD reportedly used a confidential informant and wiretaps to surveil Pimentel for at least two years.”
“ÂLabeled a "total lone wolf" by Mayor Bloomberg, the NYPD reportedly used a confidential informant and wiretaps to surveil Pimentel for at least two years.”
“He believed that Anderson's source of the classified India-Pakistan papers was gay - that they must be gay lovers and he ordered aides to surveil them in the hopes of catching them in bed together.”
“When a California tween set up a camera to surveil her bedroom, she thought her sisters would be the only small time crooks passing through.”
“And Egypt's Internet shutdown also meant the government could not surveil and track digital activists”
“(Not just surveil, not interrogate and release, but hold indefinitely.)”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
"A new word created by removing an affix from an already existing word, as vacuum clean from vacuum cleaner, or by removing what is mistakenly thought to be an affix, as pea from the earlier Englis...
Includes any intangible conceivable independently of Hom. Sap.
Inspired by the hilarious discussion of the word bant at around the five-minute mark of this video.
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