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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
spy /spai/
  • danh từ+ (spier)/'spaiə/
    • gián điệp; người do thám, người trinh sát
      • to be a spy on somebody's conduct: theo dõi hành động của ai
  • nội động từ
    • làm gián điệp; do thám, theo dõi
      • to spy upon somebody's movements: theo dõi hoạt động của ai
      • to spy into a secret: dò la tìm hiểu một điều bí mật
    • xem xét kỹ lưỡng, kiểm soát kỹ lưỡng
    • ngoại động từ
      • ((thường) + out) do thám, dò xét, theo dõi
      • nhận ra, nhận thấy, phát hiện
        • to spy someone's faults: phát hiện ra những sai lầm của ai
      • xem xét kỹ lưỡng, kiểm soát kỹ lưỡng
      • ((thường) + out) khám phá ra do xem xét kỹ lưỡng, phát hiện ra do kiểm soát kỹ lưỡng
    Concise Dictionary
    +(military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
    +a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
    +catch sight of
    +watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    +secretly collect sensitive or classified information; engage in espionage

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 double agent, foreign agent, secret(-service) agent, intelligence agent, undercover agent, mole, fifth-columnist, CIA man or woman or agent, MI5 or MI6 man or woman or agent; informer, informant, Colloq mole, Slang stool-pigeon, stoolie, fink, ratfink:
    In those days, everyone was a spy and you could trust no one.
    2 Usually, spy on or upon. follow, shadow, trail, watch, observe, reconnoitre, keep under surveillance, US surveil, Colloq tail, check out, case:
    Why should anyone from a foreign government be spying on my mother?
    3 espy, glimpse, spot, catch sight or a glimpse of, descry, note, notice, see, discern:
    I spied him getting into a yellow convertible.

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