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rearguardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈrɪə.ɡɑːd/  us   /ˈrɪr.ɡɑːrd/
the ​people who are the last in a ​row or ​group, ​especially in a ​militarysituation
(Definition of rearguard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 殿后的人,后排的人, (尤指)后卫部队…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殿后的人,後排的人, (尤指)後衛部隊…
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