Meaning of Vigil

English: Vigil
Bangla: জাগরণ, নিশি, নিশিপালন
Hindi: जागरण, रतजगा, रात की प्रार्थना, उपवास से पहले की संध्या
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

wakefulness maintained for any reason during the normal hours for sleeping.

Definition: 2

a watch or a period of watchful attention maintained at night or at other times: The nurse kept her vigil at the bedside of the dying man.

Definition: 3

a period of wakefulness from inability to sleep.

Definition: 4

Ecclesiastical. a devotional watching, or keeping awake, during the customary hours of sleep. Sometimes, vigils. a nocturnal devotional exercise or service, especially on the eve before a church festival. the eve, or day and night, before a church festival, especially an eve that is a fast.

Definition: 5

a purposeful watch maintained, esp at night, to guard, observe, pray, etc