I'm not criticizing that kind of clothing. I'm just making an observation about the style.
Her constant observations about the weather bored me.
These facts are based on close observation of the birds in the wild. Observations made using the telescope have led to new theories.
Some interesting observations came from the study.
He recorded his observations in a notebook. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
And all of that counting is transparent, under observation by observers of both parties.
David Becker, CBS News, 11 Nov. 2022 For 40 years, the people of Limone sul Garda have been under scientific observation, with gene-carrying villagers tested as lab rats.
Silvia Marchetti, CNN, 20 Oct. 2022 Three others cases were linked to the outbreak, and those three people are under observation and receiving treatment, the health ministry said.
Dennis Romero, NBC News, 3 Sep. 2022 Seven of the monkeys died, while the others are under observation at a zoo in São José do Rio Preto, a municipality in the state of São Paulo.
Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, 10 Aug. 2022 Under immense time pressure and under the observation of the public, decisions have to be made that determine life and death.
Leo Barraclough, Variety, 7 July 2022 A year ago to the day, Pope Francis was under observation following a colon surgery.
Alexandra Schonfeld, PEOPLE.com, 4 July 2022 Awuzie, in his second season with the Bengals, headed to the blue tent for observation after trainers checked him out on the sideline.
Dave Clark, The Enquirer, 1 Nov. 2022 The party has no plans to encourage more people to sign up for observation.
Blake Apgar, The Salt Lake Tribune, 22 Oct. 2022
Other pre-observation activities and further tests are set to be conducted this week.
Julia Musto, Fox News, 17 Mar. 2021 See More
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Noun and Adjective
Middle French, from Latin observation-, observatio, from observare