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bodyguard

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈbɒd.i.ɡɑːd/ US  /ˈbɑː.di.ɡɑːrd/
a person or group of people whose job is to protect someone from attack: The prince is always accompanied by his bodyguards.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
(Definition of bodyguard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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