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safeguard

verb [T] uk   /ˈseɪf.ɡɑːd/  us   /-ɡɑːrd/
to protect something from harm: The union safeguards the interests of all its members.
safeguard
noun [C or U] uk   us  
The disk has built-in safeguards to prevent certain errors.
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