Definition of watch list in English:

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watch list

noun

A list of individuals, groups, or items that require close surveillance, typically for legal or political reasons.
Example sentences
  • The FBI already had two people on its watch list.
  • For the best system using a watch list of 25 people, the detection and identification rate is 77%.
  • About 40 officers still remain on the watch list.

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