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English definition of “guarded”

guarded

adjective     /ˈɡɑːdɪd/
careful not to give too much information or show how you really feel: a guarded responseCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
guardedly adverb
(Definition of guarded adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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