Patrol
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Patrol [puh-trohl]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • A person or group of persons to keep watch over an area, especially guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals.
  • An automobile, ship or helicopter assigned to keep a watch over an area to maintain security and order.

Verb

  • To keep watch over an area by regularly walking or travelling around it.
  • To maintain the order and security of an area.
  • To pass along a road to maintain the order and security of an area.
Example

“Armenia was promised patrolling by Turkey.”

“The police authority in our region was instructed to investigate the day patrol.”

Synonyms

Noun: Vigilance, Garrison, Convoying, Policing, Protecting, Spy, Sentinel

Verb: Cruise, Inspect, Safeguard, Mount

Antonyms

Noun: Avoid, Ignore, Disdain, Forget, Fail, Overpass

Verb: Ignore, Neglect

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