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mount

verb (GUARD)    /maʊnt/
[T] to place someone on guard: Sentries are mounted outside the palace at all times.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving mount guard (on/over sb) to guard someone: Armed security officers are employed to mount guard over the president.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
(Definition of mount verb (GUARD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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