vigilante

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish vigilante (watchman", "guard), from Latin vigilans

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vɪdʒɪˈlænti/, /vɪdʒɪˈlɑːnteɪ/

Noun[edit]

vigilante (plural vigilantes)

  1. A person who considers it their own responsibility to uphold the law in their neighborhood and often does so summarily and without legal jurisdiction.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vigilante

  1. feminine singular of vigilant

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vigilante

  1. present participle of vigilare

Adjective[edit]

vigilante (masculine and feminine plural vigilanti)

  1. vigilant, watchful, alert

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Noun[edit]

vigilante m, f (plural vigilanti)

  1. security guard
  2. vigilante

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

vigilante

  1. ablative masculine singular of vigilāns
  2. ablative feminine singular of vigilāns
  3. ablative neuter singular of vigilāns

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vigilante m, f (plural vigilantes, comparable)

  1. vigilant; watchful; observant (alert and paying close attention)

Noun[edit]

vigilante m f (plural vigilantes)

  1. a person whose job is to watch over something

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vigilante (plural vigilantes)

  1. watchful, alert, wakeful

Noun[edit]

vigilante m, f (plural vigilantes)

  1. guard, watchman

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /bidʒiˈlante/

Noun[edit]

vigilante

  1. vigilante
  2. a person suspected to be involved in extrajudicial killings in the drug war in the Philippines from 2016.

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