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Synonyms for watchdog

Synonyms for watchdog

a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste

a dog trained to guard property

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Eyewitness said it hopes to amplify Watchdog's security offering by extending Eyewitness's additional resources to Watchdog customers.
He added: At the organizational level, the watchdog role perception is more related to public media ownership than to private or state-run media.
Steph, 34, said: "With the Watchdog Army we're putting viewers at the heart of the programme.
Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers is a consulting firm that provides owner's representative and project management services for real estate and construction projects.
The Weakest Link star presented Watchdog from 1993 to 2001 before returning in 2009, clocking up a total of 15 years on the show.
But in a time when resources and staff are often limited the most difficult part of Coates' job is finding the time and tools to create a successful investigative or watchdog piece.
And Watchdog viewers asked us to investigate them with sackloads of mail when family members were affected, injured or even killed.
The Government promised to introduce a pubs watchdog and statutory code a year ago, but is still stalling.
Lloyds was given a fine of GBP35,048,566 but it didn't have to pay all of the fine as it "agreed to settle at an early stage", therefore the total fine the bank had to pay to the Financial Conduct Authority is GBP28,038,800, a saving of 20% of the total fine for cooperating with the watchdog.
Built to operate in extreme conditions, Watchdog Relay supports temperatures ranging from -40 degrees to 80 degrees Celsius, as well as 5 to 85 percent humidity.
In 1997 the call came from BBC One's flagship consumer programmes Watchdog and Weekend Watchdog.
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The data was contained in a memo the watchdog handed over to House Speaker Yiannakis Omirou.
Scotland's drinking water watchdog Colin McLaren said: "Public drinking water supplies in Scotland continue to be of a very high quality.
Consumer Watchdog has praised a coalition of state attorneys general led by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal for continuing an investigation into Google's Wi-Spying scandal in the wake of the Federal Trade Commission halting its probe earlier this week.