Definition of sighting in English:

sighting

Line breaks: sight|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪtɪŋ
 
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noun

An instance of seeing or catching sight of something, typically something unusual or rare: the reported sightings of a UFO near a Suffolk airbase
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  • Rare sightings of him suggest a depressed individual, bloated and forlorn.
  • The UFO Society had been inundated with phone calls about the unusual sightings.
  • Rithe points out that tigers have become nocturnal and sightings are very rare.

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