Word of the month: /ɪnˈvɪdʒɪleɪt/

invigilate

Verb: Intransitive

British 

Meaning: Supervise candidates during an examination e.g. ‘during exams, all she had to do was invigilate’

Origin: Mid 16th century (in the general sense ‘watch over, keep watch’) –  from Latin invigilat – ‘watched over’, from the verb invigilare, from in- ‘upon, towards’ + vigilare ‘watch’ (from vigil ‘watchful’).

Pronunciation: invigilate/ɪnˈvɪdʒɪleɪt/

(With thanks to Oxford University Press @en.oxforddictionaries.com)

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