veiller

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From Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō.

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veiller

  1. (intransitive) To stay up, sit up.
  2. (intransitive) To keep guard, keep watch.
  3. (intransitive) To look after, see to ( + à).
  4. (intransitive) To watch over (someone) ( + sur).
  5. (transitive) To keep watch over a sick person at night; to do a death wake for.
  6. (intransitive, Quebec) To go out in the evening, e.g. in parties, clubs, bars...

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veiller

  1. to be awake

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