a system of regular checking on prisoners who seem likely to attempt suicide.
close observation or supervision of someone in order to prevent suicide.
a round-the-clock watch by warders on a prisoner considered to be in danger of harming him- or herself
noun 1. the intentional taking of one’s own life. 2. destruction of one’s own interests or prospects: Buying that house was financial suicide. 3. a person who intentionally takes his or her own life. verb (used without object), suicided, suiciding. 4. to commit suicide. verb (used with object), suicided, suiciding. 5. to kill (oneself). noun […]
noun 1. the study of the causes and prevention of suicide.
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adjective, Latin. 1. of his, her, its, or their own kind; unique. adjective 1. unique sui generis [(sooh-ee, sooh-eye jen-uh-ris)] A person or thing that is unique, in a class by itself: “She is an original artist; each of her paintings is sui generis.” From Latin, meaning “of its own kind.”