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English definition of “escort”

escort

noun
 
 
/ˈeskɔːt/
GUARD [C, U] a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them: She was driven to court under police escort.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the wayProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
SOCIAL [C] a person who goes with someone to a social event, sometimes for paymentEntertainers in general
(Definition of escort noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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