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surveil (suhr VAIL) (verb), surveils; surveilled; surveilling
Closely observing someone; especially, a suspected criminal or a spy: Monroe didn't know it, but he was being surveilled by a government intelligence agency because he was thought to be involved in exporting arms to a foreign rebel group.

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Being spied upon.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “surveil
Closely and continually watching someone; especially, a person who is suspected, or known, to be involved in criminal activities. (1)