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English definition of “safeguard”

safeguard

verb [I or T]     /ˈseɪfɡɑːd/
to protect someone or something so that they are not harmed, damaged, or lost: New steps are being taken to safeguard medical workers in the war zone.safeguard (sb/sth) against sth The agency did not consistently install protections to safeguard against unauthorized computer access.
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