Definition of observation post in English:

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observation post

Pronunciation: /ˌäbzərˈvāSHən pōst/


A post for watching the movement of enemy forces or the effect of artillery fire.
Example sentences
  • The job used to be more exciting, and I used to be asked to ride deep into ‘enemy’ territory, set up an observation post and report enemy movement.
  • On the other hand, if a building such as a tower is occupied to serve as an artillery observation post, then we have a combat priority that overrides any consideration of personal security.
  • A Regional Forces Surveillance Vehicle follows the vermin-proof fence to get to the patrol observation post.

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Syllabification: ob·ser·va·tion post

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