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watching brief

noun

  • (no plural) to have o hold a watching brief
    tener un papel de observador
    Example sentences
    • Our aim has always been to see this building serving the needs of the community so we will carry on with our watching brief.
    • It's something we can keep a watching brief on, but at the moment it's not a community safety issue.
    • We are here in an advisory position and will keep a watching brief on it.

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