vigilante

See also: Vigilante

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vigilante (watchman, guard), from Latin vigilans. Doublet of vigilant.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /vɪdʒɪˈlænti/, /vɪdʒɪˈlɑːnteɪ/

NounEdit

vigilante (plural vigilantes)

  1. A person who considers it their own responsibility to uphold the law in their neighborhood and often does so summarily and without legal jurisdiction.

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FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante

  1. feminine singular of vigilant

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vigilans, vigilantem.

VerbEdit

vigilante

  1. present participle of vigilare

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante (masculine and feminine plural vigilanti)

  1. vigilant, watchful, alert

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NounEdit

vigilante m or f (plural vigilanti)

  1. security guard
  2. vigilante

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

vigilante

  1. ablative masculine singular of vigilāns
  2. ablative feminine singular of vigilāns
  3. ablative neuter singular of vigilāns

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vigilans, vigilantem.

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante m or f (plural vigilantes, comparable)

  1. vigilant; watchful; observant (alert and paying close attention)

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NounEdit

vigilante m, f (plural vigilantes)

  1. a person whose job is to watch over something

Further readingEdit

  • vigilante” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vigilans, vigilantem.

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante (plural vigilantes)

  1. watchful, alert, wakeful

NounEdit

vigilante m or f (plural vigilantes)

  1. guard, watchman
    Synonym: guarda

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vigilante

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /bidʒiˈlante/

NounEdit

vigilante

  1. vigilante
  2. a person suspected to be involved in extrajudicial killings in the drug war in the Philippines from 2016.

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