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overwatch

[ oh-ver-woch ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈwɒtʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to watch over.
Archaic. to weary by keeping awake.
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Origin of overwatch

First recorded in 1555–65; over- + watch

OTHER WORDS FROM overwatch

o·ver·watch·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for overwatch

overwatch
/ (ˌəʊvəˈwɒtʃ) /

verb (tr)
to watch over
archaic to fatigue with long watching or lack of sleep
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