- a person who observes something (; specif.,)
- a soldier manning an observation post
- a person who attends an assembly, convention, etc., not as an official delegate but
only to observe and report the proceedings
- an official, usually a member of a group, sent by a UN committee to collect and report
facts on the situation in a special area
- a member of an aircraft crew, other than a pilot, with certain specialized duties
and a special rating (aircraft observer)
Translations for 'observer'
- American English: observer You can refer to someone who sees or notices something as an observer.Observers say the woman stabbed him. observers
- Arabic: مُرَاقِبٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: observador observadora
- Chinese: 观察者
- Croatian: promatrač
- Czech: přihlížející
- Danish: observatør
- Dutch: observator
- European Spanish: observador observadora
- Finnish: tarkkailija
- French: observateur
- German: Beobachter Beobachterin
- Greek: παρατηρητής παρατηρήτρια
- Italian: osservatore
- Japanese: 観察者
- Korean: 관찰자
- Norwegian: observatør
- Polish: obserwator obserwatorka
- Portuguese: observador observadora
- Romanian: observator observatoare, observatori, observatoare
- Russian: наблюдатель
- Spanish: observador observadora
- Swedish: observatör
- Thai: ผู้สังเกตการณ์
- Turkish: gözlemci
- Ukrainian: спостерігач спостерігачка
- Vietnamese: quan sát viên
Example Sentences Including 'observer'
Ken's forte was not interpersonal interaction, being more of an observer of reaction than a participant.
Floating City (1994)
But one observer questioned whether the bone speaker really provides for clearer hearing.
Moynihan saw himself at the time as a liberal observer warning of future problems.
Chicago Sun-Times (2003)
Now, armed rangers rotated in from out of town mill around like they're outside "a cabin at Yosemite," one observer notes.
Philadelphia Enquirer (2003)
One observer told John Heilemann that "Scott had himself a little epiphany.
BAD BOY BALLMER (2002)
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