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watch

noun advertency, alertness, attention, charge, concern, custody, guard, heed, inspection, lookout, observation, oversight, precaution, regard, safekeeping, sentinel, sentry, shift, spell of work, supervision, surveillance, view, vigil, vigilance, ward, watchfulness

watch

verb attend, be a spectator, be careful, be cauuious of, be closely observant, be on guard, be on the alert, be on the lookout, behold, contemplate, espy, eye, gaze at, guard, heed, inspect, keep under observation, look after, look at, mark, mind, monitor, not lose sight of, note, notice, observe, oversee, pay attention to, peer, perceive, police, preserve, regard, safeguard, scan, scrutinize, stare at, survey, take care, take care of, tend, view, witness
See also: care, charge, check, concern, custody, examine, harbor, heed, monitor, note, notice, observation, observe, oversee, patrol, peruse, police, precaution, preserve, regard, safekeeping, scrutinize, spy, superintend, supervision, surveillance, survey, ward, witness

WATCH, police. To watch is, properly speaking, to stand sentry and attend guard during the night time: certain officers called watchmen are appointed in most of the United States, whose duty it is to arrest all persons who are violating the law, or breaking the peace. (q.v.) Vide 1 Bl. Com. 356; 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 14, 20.

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Weight Watchers also is working to remove artificial ingredients from its products and will offer free memberships to teens this summer, part of a bid capitalize on growing demand for weight-loss services.
O'Neil reported on a racially and geographically diverse group of 563 overweight or obese adults with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes who were randomized to the off-the-shelf commercial Weight Watchers program featuring regular community meetings and online tools enhanced with telephone and email consultation with a certified diabetes educator, or to a control group who got an initial face-to-face diabetes nutrition counseling visit with follow-up written information materials.
Amazingly, there are now 130,000 Weather Watchers and each member has a nickname.
By far the most common form of voter fraud - involving mail-in ballots - only occurs outside of the polls and away from the eyes of any potential poll watchers.
The perhaps well-intentioned but tasteless marketing ploy was released in preparation for the company's new program, Weight Watchers Black, which focuses on diet and nutrition as it relates to sex.
Poll watchers are usually required to be registered voters, but states differ on whether the observers must be registered in the county or precinct rather than just in the state.
However, Maria had to overcome her initial nervousness when she turned up for her first Weight Watchers meeting in July last year.
Relying on unnamed confidential witnesses, Plaintiffs alleged that Weight Watchers concealed various negative trends from its investors specifically, that it was facing stiff competition from free diet and weight-tracking apps and that attendance and enrollment at its in-person meetings was decliningwhich would prevent Weight Watchers from achieving its earnings targets.
Due to fund constraints, volunteers for watchers are urged to fend for themselves, an uncommon move in Philippine elections where candidates provide food and allowance for their watchers.
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CALORIE COUNTERS HAVE A NEW CHOICE in the cereal aisle now that Weight Watchers has teamed up with MOM Brands to offer a line of Weight Watchers brand ready-to-eat cereals.
I would love to attend a Weight Watchers meeting to lose weight, but my husband insists I am throwing my money away.