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- IPA: /ˈvɪdʒɪləns/
- Alert watchfulness.
- Close and continuous attention.
- "But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." Andrew Jackson, Farewell Address, March 4, 1837
Close and continuous attention
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- IPA: /vi.ʒi.lɑ̃s/
vigilance f (plural vigilances)