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ob·ser·ver

(ob-zĕr'vĕr),
One who perceives, notices, or watches; in behavioral research with humans, the investigator or his/her surrogate.
[L. observo, to watch]

observer

An international medical graduate—a doctor who was educated and trained outside of the US—who joins a medical or surgical team at a teaching hospital in the US to observe the style and particulars of patient management. Observers are usually sponsored by a foreign hospital or university and have a mentor assigned to them; they are expected to have a good command of English, must have a valid visa, and do not participate in direct patient management.
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During Ramadan, we hypothesize that the combination of the two will make religious principles more salient, and thus observant dictators in the midst of their fast will increase significantly their transfers relative to observant dictators who have had their evening meal.
IsraeH Jews who become less observant are sometimes called datlash, an acronym for dati I'sheavar, or "formerly refigious"; another Israel term for the same phenomenon is chozer b'sheelah, or "return to question"--perhaps the most Jewish trait of all.
That is why we need to be aware of their needs, not in an intrusive, overbearing way but in an observant, caring way.
ey are not observing the new 'No entry'signs as they approach Lammas Road coming down the Holyhead Road or up it, so come on drivers wise up and be more observant and maybe a policeman with a speed camera will make you think twice before breaking the law and turning left or right, when the signs say 'No entry'.
ROBIN Thompson is very observant to notice Margaret Thatcher was an elected leader, but he seems to have missed the fact that Arthur Scargill was also an elected leader of the NUM (Views of the North, January 29).
New York, Mar 26 ( ANI ): Now, observant Jews in Israel can enjoy a 'rabbi-approved puff' during the week-long Passover holiday that starts from Monday.
Une arme de type Kalachnikov a ete recuperee, a l'issue de cette operation, a ajoute la meme source, observant que le corps du terroriste abattu a ete depose a la morgue de l'hopital de Tigzirt.
I say the "chance" because until now observant Muslims could persuade their observant Kurdish brethren by saying that the Kemalists had oppressed not only Kurds but also observant Muslim Turks in addition to a list including Alevi, liberal and socialist Turks.
Monica Wood writes that her book When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine "results from my having been an observant child living in a vibrant place and time." Amen, especially to the word observant.
Observant, Birmingham 11 The Birmingham Mail, September 11, 1956
If still suspicious, you have a better chance of finding out if anything's going on by staying sober and observant.
I find it very hard to believe, though, that an observant detective like Bailey (Suranne Jones) didn't notice for two years that her boyfriend was also living with his wife and sons.