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Synonyms for watchdog
ˈwɒtʃˌdɔg, -ˌdɒgwatch·dog

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  1. watchdognoun

    a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste

    "she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses"

    Synonyms:
    guard dog

  2. watchdog, guard dognoun

    a dog trained to guard property

    Synonyms:
    guard dog

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How to use watchdog in a sentence?

  1. Mark Ricks:

    Unfortunately, rare cases like this tend to draw a negative light to all charities and make people a bit more withdrawn to donate. But fortunately there are a lot of watchdog groups out there.

  2. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Independence of the media, freedom of the press, freedom of expression and the right of access to information are vital if the media are to be able to perform their watchdog function in a democratic society governed by the rule of law.

  3. Richard Blumenthal:

    I believe strongly that federal watchdog agencies have a role in protecting consumers because serious safety concerns are raised by this practice of steering often involving the use of inferior or even salvaged or counterfeit parts.

  4. Richard Burr:

    The committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the intelligence community assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions, the committee continues its investigation, and I am hopeful that this installment of the committee’s work will soon be followed by additional summaries providing the American people with clarity around Russia’s activities regarding U.S. elections. Whether Russian authorities sought to meddle in the 2016 election to help Trump prevail has been a key point of contention between House and Senate intelligence committees. SEVEN KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOMBSHELL WATCHDOG REPORT INTO DOJ, FBI BIAS In May,Senate Intelligence Committee leaders backed the 2017 intel community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the election to the Trump campaign's benefit. The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton, top Senate committee Democrat Mark Warner said in a joint statement at the time. On Tuesday, Warner said the committee's review had confirmed those findings.

  5. Richard Burr:

    The committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the intelligence community assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions, the committee continues its investigation, and I am hopeful that this installment of the committee’s work will soon be followed by additional summaries providing the American people with clarity around Russia’s activities regarding U.S. elections. Whether Russian authorities sought to meddle in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump prevail has been a key point of contention between House and Senate intelligence committees. SEVEN KEY HIGHLIGHTS FROM BOMBSHELL WATCHDOG REPORT INTO DOJ, FBI BIAS In May, Senate Intelligence Committee leaders backed the 2017 intel community report that formally accused Russia of trying to interfere in the election to the Trump campaign's benefit. The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin Donald Trump for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hilary Clinton, top Senate committee Democrat Mark Warner said in a joint statement at the time. But on the other side of Capitol Hill, Republicans on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence have disputed the conclusion that Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to help Donald Trump. GOP members of the House panel have cited significant intelligence tradecraft failings in the intelligence community's findings, saying it is inappropriate to conclude that The Russians acted specifically to assist Donald Trump.


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