Definición de vigilant en inglés:

vigilant

Saltos de línea: vigi|lant
Pronunciación: /ˈvɪdʒɪl(ə)nt
 
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adjetivo

Keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties: the burglar was spotted by vigilant neighbours
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He also urged individuals to be vigilant in watching for offenders and to report them to their local councillor.
  • As women we need to remain vigilant and watch how our South African Constitution is put into practice.
  • We must keep alert and vigilant to the future plans of the developers.
Sinónimos
watchful, on the lookout, observant, sharp-eyed, keen-eyed, gimlet-eyed, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, with eyes like a hawk, with one's eyes open, keeping one's eyes peeled/skinned, attentive, paying attention, alert, on the alert, on one's toes, on the qui vive; awake, wide awake, unsleeping, on one's guard, on guard, concentrating, careful, cautious, wary, chary, circumspect, prudent, heedful, mindful; prepared, ready
informal beady-eyed, not missing a trick, on the ball, keeping a weather eye on things, leery

Origen

late 15th century: from Latin vigilant- 'keeping awake', from the verb vigilare, from vigil (see vigil).

Derivativos

vigilantly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But those of us who disagree should vigilantly watch for, and resist, the ‘displacement of constitutional hegemony’ that the article welcomes.
  • Classicism holds sway even in this debate: it has been an ideological service worker vigilantly cleaning up, heroicizing and aestheticizing violences and hatreds.
  • What's most curious is that the people who advocate abstinence in other countries are generally the same people who vigilantly refuse to allow discussion of the subject in the United States.

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