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watchdog

Pronunciation: /ˈwɑːtʃdɔːg; ˈwɒtʃdɒg/

Translation of watchdog in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (dog) perro (masculine) guardián
    Example sentences
    • The Gauls tried to climb the Capitol at night, eluding the watchdogs and the Roman guard, but the flock of geese sacred to Juno spotted them and roused the Romans in time.
    • Just as a watchdog guards a home, so the agency should be vigilant against fraudulent or dangerous products.
    • In the same vein, having fur and teeth and canine DNA doesn't necessarily make your dog a reliable watchdog.
    1.2 (person) guardián, (masculine, feminine); (group) organismo (masculine) de control
    Example sentences
    • The council is the watchdog established to set, monitor and enforce standards in all areas of general insurance, including the fair treatment of customers.
    • To others it's an essential watchdog needed to prevent discriminatory practices in the workplace.
    • The watchdog's practice of warning nurseries of the month that they would be inspected was also highlighted.

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