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English definition of “safeguard”

safeguard

verb [T]    /ˈseɪf·ɡɑrd/
to protect someone or something from harm or destruction: Judges have an obligation to safeguard our right to free speech and a free press. safeguard    /ˈseɪf·ɡɑrd/ noun [C] The best safeguard against someone stealing your car is to lock it.
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