Definition of 'lookout'
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You have to be on the lookout for new ones all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She asked the public to be on the lookout for suspicious behaviour and to contact the police. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Keeping a lookout for butterflies can also have unexpected benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The company is rumoured to be on the lookout for acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The reality star insists she is not on the lookout for another man. The Sun (2014)Around the large expanse of lawn is a perimeter walk with regular lookout points over the park and the river. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Here the forest is so dense, a lookout tower was built to see above the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both of these can be controlled to some extent by stopping regularly and by having others near by to keep a lookout for you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A drug deal takes place in a garage while youths keep a lookout. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His job often involved climbing onto roofs and lookout posts so he could identify the enemy and protect Marines from encroaching insurgents. The Sun (2015)They will deduce that there are fewer officers on the lookout for proper offenders, such as drunken drivers or those without insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The reality is that if we are constantly on the lookout for wrong behaviour in other people, we will always find it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I'll keep a lookout for ghosts before turning out the light. The Sun (2006)It stands on the east side of the harbour and was built in the 1850s as a lookout point to guard against ship and city fires. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Indeed, the company is still on the lookout for European acquisitions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a rich man's house on an island always on the lookout for rich men. Times, Sunday Times (2008)British soldiers in four-wheel-drive cars escorted a line of six Afghan trucks to the first lookout tower. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of my guests say they keep a lookout on how Blackpool are doing in the Championship. The Sun (2011)To reach them, climb up to the top of the point - there are stunning views from the ruined lookout tower. Times, Sunday Times (2016)JD Sports Fashion is on the lookout for acquisitions after a leap in annual profits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. lookout is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'lookout'
British English: lookout NOUN
A lookout is a place from which you can see clearly in all directions.
Troops tried to set up a lookout post inside a refugee camp.
Definition of lookout from the Collins English Dictionary
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