suicide watch

/ˈsuəsaɪd wɒtʃ/ (say 'soohuhsuyd woch)

noun
observation of someone suspected of being suicidal so that action can be taken to prevent them killing themselves, as by a prison officer observing an inmate.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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