observation

[ˌɒbzəˈveɪʃ(ə)n]

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Приклади використання слова «observation»:

Late the next day he took a brief observation of the horizon.
The second observation made by the novice was in connection with theAmerican horse.
They wanted to keep me under observation as a check uponyou, Cornelis.
The observation served only to remind her of their unpleasant meeting.
So your observation would serve for any other time aswell as now.