Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun qui_vive

1 sense of qui vive

Sense 1
alert, qui vive -- (condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action; "bombers were put on alert during the crisis")
       => readiness, preparedness, preparation -- (the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate")

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