for observation

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Definition of for observation

: for the purpose of being watched carefully (as by doctors in a hospital) They're keeping him at the hospital for observation for another few days.

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“For observation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20observation. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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