suicide watch


noun

a system of regular checking on prisoners who seem likely to attempt suicide.
close observation or supervision of someone in order to prevent suicide.

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British Dictionary definitions for suicide watch

suicide watch

noun

a round-the-clock watch by warders on a prisoner considered to be in danger of harming him- or herself
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