Significado de “guard” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "guard" - Diccionario Inglés

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guardnoun [ C ]

uk /ɡɑːd/ us /ɡɑːrd/

guard noun [ C ] (PERSON WHO PROTECTS)

B1 a person or group of people whose job is to protect a person, place, or thing from danger or attack, or to prevent a person such as a criminal from escaping:

prison guards
security guards
There are guards posted (= standing and watching) at every entrance.
Armed guards are posted around the site.
The frontier is patrolled by border guards.
be under guard

to be kept in a place by a group of people who have weapons:

The ex-president was under armed guard in the palace.
stand/keep guard also be on guard

to be responsible for protecting someone or something, or for preventing someone from escaping:

Two of the soldiers kept guard over the captured guns.
Armed police stand guard outside the house.
the changing of the guard

a ceremony held outside Buckingham Palace in London, where one set of soldiers replaces the soldiers who have finished their time on duty standing outside the palace

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guard noun [ C ] (ON A TRAIN)

UK US conductor a railway official who travels on and is responsible for a train

guardverb [ T ]

uk /ɡɑːd/ us /ɡɑːrd/

informal for the National Guard

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

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guardnoun [ C ]

us /ɡɑrd/

a person or group of people whose job it is to protect a person, place, or thing from danger or attack, or to prevent a person such as a criminal from escaping:

prison guards
Armed guards were posted at every exit.

In sports, a guard is a player who supports and defends other players of his or her team.

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(Definition of “guard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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guardnoun [ C ]

uk /ɡɑːd/ us

WORKPLACE a piece of equipment that protects the user of a machine from being injured by a sharp or dangerous part on the machine:

Make sure that the safety guard is in position before using the cutting machine.

a person or group of people whose job is to protect a person, place or thing, or to prevent a person, such as a criminal, from escaping:

a night guard at a bank
border/prison/security guards
be on your guard (against sth)

to be careful to avoid being tricked or getting into a dangerous situation:

Stores must always be on their guard against credit card fraud.

guardverb [ I or T ]

uk /ɡɑːd/ us

to protect something from being known, found, harmed, or taken:

The California-based company is aggressively guarding its secret technology.
guard (sth) against sth The firewall guards the computer against viruses or other harmful programs.

(Definition of “guard” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)