vigil

US [ˈvɪdʒɪl]
UK ['vɪdʒɪl]
  • n.(看望病人、祷告、抗议等的)不眠时间;(尤指)值夜
  • Web守夜;监视;警戒
Plural Form:vigils  
vigil
n.
1.
(看望病人、祷告、抗议等的)不眠时间;(尤指)值夜,守夜祈祷a period of time when people stay awake, especially at night, in order to watch a sick person, say prayers, protest, etc.
His parents kept a round-the-clock vigil at his bedside.
他父母日夜守护在他的床边。

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