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Synonyms for watchdog
ˈwɒtʃˌdɔg, -ˌdɒgwatch·dog

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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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  1. List of paraphrases for "watchdog":

    guardian, monitoring, bloodhound, surveillance, oversight, vigilance

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1964monitoring
#4315guardian
#6025surveillance
#10114oversight
#15681bloodhound
#15866watchdog
#29889vigilance

How to use watchdog in a sentence?

  1. On Sunday:

    ( The New Yorker) Former IG watchdog addresses recent firingMichael Atkinson, the intelligence community inspector general who informed Congress of the whistleblower complaint that led to Trump's impeachment.

  2. Veryan Khan:

    The new frontier of jihadi communication is taking place on a Telegram – a recently launched messaging platform that has revolutionized the social media sphere, and at least for now put an end to any watchdog oversight, because of Telegram, jihadists no longer have to struggle to keep up with relentless account suspensions and content removal.

  3. Emily Thornberry:

    That arrogant refusal to account to parliament and the public is simply unacceptable, it is high time that the National Audit Office (the public spending watchdog) and the Public Accounts Committee conducted full investigations into the costs and management of the Successor program, and forced the Ministry of Defense to start answering the legitimate questions they are being asked.

  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 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.

  5. Students News Agency ISNA:

    Iran's press watchdog has banned the Noh-e Day weekly for publishing articles that contradicted the country's nuclear policy, each step that (Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad) Zarif took during the walk destroyed 100 kilograms of (Iran's) reserve of enriched uranium.


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