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How to Pronounce Observe: Learn how to pronounce Observe in English correctly

Learn how to say Observe correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word observe:

verb
[with object]
1notice or perceive (something) and register it as being significant:
[with clause]:
she observed that all the chairs were already occupied
watch (someone or something) carefully and attentively:
Rob stood in the hallway, from where he could observe the happenings on the street
take note of or detect (something) in the course of a scientific study:
the behaviour observed in groups of chimpanzees
2 [reporting verb] make a remark:
[with direct speech]:
‘It’s chilly,’ she observed
[with clause]:
a stockbroker once observed that dealers live and work in hell
3fulfil or comply with (a social, legal, ethical, or religious obligation):
a tribunal must observe the principles of natural justice
maintain (silence) in compliance with a rule or custom, or temporarily as a mark of respect:
a minute’s silence will be observed
perform or take part in (a rite or ceremony):
relations gather to observe the funeral rites
celebrate or acknowledge (an anniversary):
they observed the one-year anniversary of the flood
Origin:

late Middle English (in observe (sense 3)): from Old French observer, from Latin observare ‘to watch’, from ob- ‘towards’ + servare ‘attend to, look at’