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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish vigilante (watchman", "guard), from Latin vigilans

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

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, f (plural vigilanti)

  1. security guard
  2. vigilante

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante m, f (plural vigilantes, comparable)

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

NounEdit

vigilante m f (plural vigilantes)

  1. a person whose job is to watch over something

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vigilante (plural vigilantes)

  1. watchful, alert, wakeful

NounEdit

vigilante m, f (plural vigilantes)

  1. guard, watchman

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English

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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