for observation

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

observation play
  1. : an act or instance of observing a custom, rule, or law

  2. : observance

  3. : an act of recognizing and noting a fact or occurrence often involving measurement with instruments

  1. : designed for use in viewing something (such as scenery) or in making observations


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