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Origin of stakeout
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Example sentences from the Web for stakeout
After a short stakeout, police nabbed Kid Riviera at a South Side apartment building.
These stakeouts lasted four hours on average, although they could run as long as 30 hours.Wolves use ambush tactics to hunt unsuspecting beavers|Kate Baggaley|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
When you're a reporter it's a stakeout; when you're a blogger, it's just stalking.
It's your first time with this stakeout business, that's all.Sight Gag|Laurence Mark Janifer
British Dictionary definitions for stakeout
verb stake out
Idioms and Phrases with stakeout
Keep an area or person under police surveillance; also, assign someone to conduct such a surveillance. For example, They staked out the house, or He was staked out in the alley, watching for drug dealers. [c. 1940]