vigilant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vigilant or its source, Latin vigilans, present participle of vigilare (stay awake), from vigil (awake). Doublet of vigilante, from Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪdʒɪlənt/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧gi‧lant
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Adjective[edit]

vigilant (comparative more vigilant, superlative most vigilant)

  1. Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary
    Be vigilant for signs of disease in your garden.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vigilāns, vigilāntem.

Adjective[edit]

vigilant (masculine and feminine plural vigilants)

  1. vigilant

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Noun[edit]

vigilant m, f (plural vigilants)

  1. guard, watchman

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Verb[edit]

vigilant

  1. present participle of vigilar

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vigilāns, vigilāntem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vi.ʒi.lɑ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

vigilant (feminine singular vigilante, masculine plural vigilants, feminine plural vigilantes)

  1. vigilant

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vigilant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of vigilō