Meaning of OBSERVATION in English

OBSERVATION

noun

1 examination

ADJECTIVE

▪ careful , close , detailed

▪ direct , first-hand

▪ systematic

▪ casual

▪ empirical , scientific

▪ visual

▪ clinical

▪ astronomical

▪ field

▪ simple

There's a lot to be learned from simple ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ for ~

She was admitted to the hospital for ~.

▪ under ~

The police have had him under ~ for several weeks.

▪ ~ of

The survey was based on direct ~ of over 500 schools.

PHRASES

▪ powers of ~

an artist with acute powers of ~

2 remark

ADJECTIVE

▪ general

▪ accurate , astute , insightful , keen , perceptive , shrewd

▪ interesting

▪ important

▪ wry

▪ sb's own , personal

▪ common

▪ early , initial , preliminary

VERB + OBSERVATION

▪ make , offer

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ about

He smiled, and made some ~ about the weather.

▪ ~ from

~s from one reader in Hawaii

▪ ~ on

her witty ~s on life

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