Meaning of “guard rail” in the English Dictionary

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"guard rail" in British English

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guard railnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɑːd ˌreɪl/ us /ˈɡɑːrd ˌreɪl/

a bar along the edge of something steep, such as stairs or a cliff, to prevent people from falling off

(Definition of “guard rail” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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