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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwatcherwatch‧er /ˈwɒtʃə $ ˈwɑːtʃər, ˈwɒː-/ noun [countable]  someone who watches someone or something for pleasure or as part of their jobbird/whale/royal etc watcher Fifteen thousand bird watchers visit annually. Industry-watchers hailed the takeover as a triumph.
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watcherGusev recommended night and day surveillance by expert watchers on the heads of the organization and their families.Industry watchers fear that weakened chip sales will lower demand for networking equipment.However, some market watchers detected some signals of strength in the underlying data.Market watchers meticulously noted his occasional technology pronouncements.And I thought of the other man, the mysterious watcher.Parade watchers strained to get a better look.And slowly, slowly, so gradually that it was barely perceptible, the watchers became aware of a change.bird/whale/royal etc watcherI became a bird watcher in Orkney.The disturbance and fear men with guns cause spoils the tranquillity of wild lonely places for both birds and bird watchers.Politicians, pundits and royal watchers have all made public comment on the private life of Charles and Diana.And bird watchers find quiet places to spot a heron or woodpecker.Experienced royal watchers claimed to note a distinctly frosty air between the couple.Rex was captivated by the sea in a way that others might be avid golf players or inveterate bird watchers.A small party of bird watchers rounded a bend in the path fifty yards away and I beckoned them to hurry.Opened 20 years ago, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path is a paradise for walkers, bird watchers and nature lovers.
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