-watching

-watching
[[t]-wɒtʃɪŋ[/t]]
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-watching combines with nouns to form other nouns which refer to the activity of looking at a group of animals or people and studying them because they interest you.

Whale-watching has become a growth leisure industry...

He is said to have invented the sport of celebrity-watching.


English dictionary. 2008.

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