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minder

noun [C] uk   /ˈmaɪn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
someone who protects another person, often a famous person, from danger and unwanted public attention: The president arrived surrounded by his minders.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues someone who controls what another person says and does: His public-relations minder refused to allow him to answer any of the journalists' questions.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
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