Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of surveil.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Surveying might indeed be "surveilling" spelled phonetically.

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Up to Their Old Tricks

  • The moral reformers surveilling this underground scene were particularly appalled when they saw white women enticing black men with dancing that was “very sexual and indecent,” “degenerate,” and “obscene.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • He smiled when the two of them, lost in their own conversation, started at the sight of the surveilling adults, reclining on the grass near the barn, drinking out of big green bottles.

    So Much Pretty

  • Security was tight outside the congress center where shareholders met on Friday, with police surveilling a small group of disgruntled youth that were staging a sit-down.

    Santander Sees No Profit Growth in 2011

  • During the night, he sometimes sat in a chair on the roof of the next building, surveilling his turf for signs of intruders.

    Kill the Irishman

  • While most of this was exaggerated, the Japanese military had, in fact, been surveilling our interests in various locations, just as every nation did to its potential enemies; the foremost operation of this kind in America, for example, was that run by the Abwehr, the Wehrmact's intelligence arm.

    Robert Slayton: AMERICAN TRAGEDY

  • According to Danilovich, the Costa Rican government was "surveilling the activities of the Venezuelan cultural attaché in San José."

    Nikolas Kozloff: WikiLeaks: Costa Rica Is a Willing U.S. Partner in Central America

  • Security was tight outside the congress center where shareholders met on Friday, with police surveilling a small group of disgruntled youth that were staging a sit-down.

    Santander Sees No Profit Growth in 2011

  • According to Danilovich, the Costa Rican government was "surveilling the activities of the Venezuelan cultural attaché in San José."

    Nikolas Kozloff: WikiLeaks: Costa Rica Is a Willing U.S. Partner in Central America

  • While most of this was exaggerated, the Japanese military had, in fact, been surveilling our interests in various locations, just as every nation did to its potential enemies; the foremost operation of this kind in America, for example, was that run by the Abwehr, the Wehrmact's intelligence arm.

    Robert Slayton: AMERICAN TRAGEDY

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