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stakeout definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: surveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime)

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1942 a surveillance maintained by the police of an area or a person suspected of criminal activity

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also stake-out(stakeouts) If police officers are on a stakeout, they are secretly watching a building for evidence of criminal activity. N-COUNT

Moby Thesaurus

bugging, cloak-and-dagger work, counterespionage, counterintelligence, electronic surveillance, espial, espionage, following, intelligence, intelligence work, military intelligence, observation, secret police, secret service, shadowing, spying, surveillance, tailing, trailing, wiretap, wiretapping




 


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