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observation

US [ˌɑbzərˈveɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌɒbzə(r)ˈveɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.观察;观测;监视;(尤指据所见、所闻、所读而作的)评论
  • Web观察力;注意;观察法
Plural Form:observations  
OBSERVATION
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n.
1.
[u][c]
观察;观测;监视the act of watching sb/sth carefully for a period of time, especially to learn sth
Most information was collected by direct observation of the animals' behaviour.
大部分信息都是通过直接观察动物的行为收集到的。
results based on scientific observations
根据科学观测得来的结果
We managed to escape observation(= we were not seen) .
我们设法避开了人们的注意。
The suspect is being kept under observation(= watched closely by the police) .
嫌疑人正受到监视。
She has outstanding powers of observation(= the ability to notice things around her) .
她有超人的观察力。
an observation post/tower(= a place from where sb, especially an enemy, can be watched)
瞭望哨;瞭望塔
2.
[c]
~ (about/on sth)
(尤指据所见、所闻、所读而作的)评论a comment, especially based on sth you have seen, heard or read
He began by making a few general observations about the report.
开头他先对这个报告作了几点概括性的评论。
She has some interesting observations on possible future developments.
她对未来可能的发展有一些饶有兴味的论述。

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