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English definition of “shepherd”

shepherd

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (PEOPLE)    /ˈʃep.əd/ US  /-ɚd/
to make a group of people move to where you want them to go, especially in a kind , helpful , and careful way: He shepherded the old people towards the dining room .Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
(Definition of shepherd verb (PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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