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English definition of “security guard”

security guard

noun [C]    
someone whose job is to guard buildings , goods in stores , money that is being transported , etc.: He works as a security guard at a local warehouse .
(Definition of security guard noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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