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Verb
Present participle for to keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
“The force was to patrol the compound day and night, to watch over the gates and side entrances, to check the workers as they left the compound, and to protect the company against burglars.”
Verb
Present participle for to walk or travel around an area to keep watch over it
“The garrison had to patrol the streets to maintain order.”
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Present participle for to move or walk, especially in an orderly fashion as a group in a single line
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Present participle for to scout with the aim of gaining information
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Present participle for to protect or defend someone or something
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(of a person or animal) Present participle for to move about restlessly and stealthily, especially in search of prey
Adjective
Advancing
Noun
The act of keeping watch over an area by traveling around it
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