surveillant

noun
sur·​veil·​lant | \ sər-ˈvā-lənt How to pronounce surveillant (audio) also -ˈvāl-yənt or -ˈvā-ənt \

Definition of surveillant

: one that exercises surveillance

First Known Use of surveillant

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Surveillant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surveillant. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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