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English definition of “escort”

escort

noun (GUARD)    /ˈes.kɔːt/ US  /-kɔːrt/
[C] a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them: The members of the jury left the court with a police escort.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way [U] the state of having someone with you who gives you protection or guards you: The prisoners were transported under military escort.The police generally
(Definition of escort noun (GUARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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