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Definition 1: condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action - [noun denoting state]

Samples where qui vive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bombers were put on alert during the crisis

Synonyms for qui vive in the sense of this definition

(qui vive is a kind of ...) the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

"putting them in readiness" "their preparation was more than adequate"

(... is a kind of qui vive ) the condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation

"aircraft in the Mideast are on air alert"

(... is a kind of qui vive ) the highest level of alert when an attack by the enemy seems imminent (or more generally a state of alert resulting from imminent danger)

(... is a kind of qui vive ) a state of readiness for domestic defense aircraft

"the Air Force will keep fighters on strip alert at bases around the country"

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