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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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An advert for supposed "fat burner" green tea extract capsules has been banned by watchdogs.
In some instances, Lara received large checks from the relatives of insurance industry executives with business pending before the commissioner, according to Consumer Watchdog.
Ofsted suspended the provider's registration as the watchdog believed "children may be at risk of harm".
As the PML-N leader appeared before the NAB today where he was interrogated by the officials of the anti-graft watchdog.
Meanwhile, Amnesty International India-chapter has cancelled its Srinagar event slated for today (June 12, 2019) because the Srinagar district administration has denied them permission, a spokesperson of the human rights watchdog said.
'They say 99.9 accurate, c' mon PPCRV, you're supposed to be the watchdog, not a lapdog.
The banking watchdog had initiated the probe in relation to suspected money laundering at Danske Bank A/S (DANSKE:Copenhagen).
Javed Iqbal vowed to strive for attaining logical conclusion in all mega corruption cases and added that the watchdog would continue its actions against the corrupt.
The post Competition watchdog carries out surprise checks on fruit and veg wholesalers appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
What encourages such a corrupt culture is the leniency of watchdogs. Every university in Pakistan is governed by the first law of Newton which says every object (university) will remain in rest (status quo) unless external force (watchdog) is not applied.
In April, the watchdog interviewed local mobile game developers regarding their business ties with Google.
A new watchdog supposed to safeguard the UK's environment after Brexit will lack the legal "teeth" necessary to hold the government to account, the country's top lawyers have said.
4 (Petra)-- Eighteen people were killed in a helicopter crash in the Krasnoyarsk region in Siberia on Saturday, the aviation watchdog and emergency services said.
Expressions of interest for selection procedure targeting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), working in the Republic of Albania to build their capacity in preparation of Gender Budget Watchdog reports by exposing them to international practices on gender responsive budgeting.
BRITAIN'S financial watchdog has fined Merrill Lynch International PS34.5m for failing to report 68.5 million exchange traded derivative transactions, in what the watchdog said was the first fine of its kind.