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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ob·ser·vant /-vənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·serv·ant, n.
 1. One who observes forms and rules. [Obs.]
 2. A sycophantic servant. [Obs.]
 Silly ducking observants,
 That stretch their duties nicely.   --Shak.
 3. R. C. Ch. An Observantine.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·serv·ant a.
 1. Taking notice; viewing or noticing attentively; watchful; carefully attentive; as, an observant spectator; observant habits.
    Wandering from clime to clime observant stray'd.   --Pope.
 2. Submissively attentive; obediently watchful; regardful; mindful; obedient (to); -- with of, as, to be observant of rules.
    We are told how observant Alexander was of his master Aristotle.   --Sir K. Digby.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: paying close attention especially to details
      2: quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception [syn: observing]
      3: (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and
         customs; "law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed
         limit" [syn: law-abiding]