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English definition of “guard”

guard

noun [C] (DEVICE)    /ɡɑːd/ US  /ɡɑːrd/
a device that protects a dangerous part of something or that protects something from getting damaged : a fire guard a trigger guard The helmet has a face guard attached .Machine parts
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