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wardnoun [C]

uk   /wɔːd/  us   /wɔːrd/

ward noun [C] (HOSPITAL/PRISON)

B2 one of the ​parts or ​largerooms into which a ​hospital is ​divided, usually with ​beds for ​patients: a ​geriatric/​maternity/​psychiatric ward US one of the ​parts into which a ​prison is ​divided
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ward noun [C] (CITY AREA)

(in many ​countries) one of the ​areas into which a ​city or ​town is ​divided, having ​its own ​electedpolitical representative or ​its own ​organizations for ​managingservices

ward noun [C] (CHILD)

specialized law a ​person, ​especially a ​child, who is ​legally put under the ​protection of a ​lawcourt or a ​guardian: The ​girl was made a ward of ​court to ​stop her ​father taking her out of the ​country.


uk   /-wəd/  us   /-wɚd/
towards the ​statedplace or ​direction: At least we're ​homewardbound.
suffix uk   /-wədz/  us   /-wɚdz/
Take a ​couple of ​stepsbackwards/​forward.
(Definition of ward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "ward" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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wardnoun [C]

 us   /wɔrd/

ward noun [C] (HOSPITAL ROOM)

a ​largeroom in a ​hospital which is used for ​treatingpeople with ​similarillnesses or ​conditions: the ​pediatric/​maternity ward

ward noun [C] (PERSON)

law a ​person, esp. a ​child, who is ​legally under the ​protection or ​care of another ​person or of a ​court or ​government: The ​agencyservesyouths who are wards of the ​state.

ward noun [C] (AREA)

a ​politicaldivision within a ​city: the fifth ward
(Definition of ward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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