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Pronunciation: /wɒtʃ/

Translation of watch in French:



  • 3 (keep under surveillance) surveiller [person, movements]
  • 4 (pay attention to) faire attention à [obstacle, dangerous object, money]; surveiller [language, manners, weight] to watch one's step [fig], faire attention
  • 5 (look after) garder [person, property]


Phrasal verbs

watch for

guetter [person, chance]; surveiller l'apparition de [symptom]

watch out

(be careful) faire attention (for à); (keep watch) guetter watch out! attention!

watch over

veiller sur [person]; veiller à [interests, rights, welfare]

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