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Meaning of “guard” - Learner’s Dictionary

guard

verb [T]     /ɡɑːd/
PROTECT B2 to protect someone or something from being attacked or stolen: Soldiers guarded the main doors of the embassy.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
PREVENT ESCAPE B2 to watch someone and make certain that they do not escape from a place: Five prison officers guarded the prisoners.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
(Definition of guard verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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