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vigilance

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noun vig·i·lance \ˈvi-jə-lən(t)s\

Definition of vigilance

  1. :  the quality or state of being vigilant



Examples of vigilance

  1. <eternal vigilance is the price of freedom>



1533

First Known Use of vigilance

1533


VIGILANCE Defined for Kids

vigilance

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noun vig·i·lance \ˈvi-jə-ləns\

Definition of vigilance

  1. :  the quality or state of staying alert especially to possible danger <The guards maintained their vigilance in watching for intruders.>




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vigilance

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noun vig·i·lance \ˈvij-ə-lən(t)s\

Medical Definition of vigilance

  1. :  the quality or state of being wakeful and alert :  degree of wakefulness or responsiveness to stimuli

  2. vig·i·lant \-lənt\play adjective





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