Invigilate
[ in-vij-uh-leyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin invigilat- ‘watched over’, from the verb invigilare, from in- ‘upon, towards’ + vigilare ‘watch’ (from vigil ‘watchful’)
Synonyms
  • audit
  • supervise
  • watch
  • oversee
Antonyms
  • disregard
  • ignore
Definition
to keep watch
Example
The woman's job was to invigilate during the standardized test.
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