shieldnoun [ C ]uk /ʃiːld/ us /ʃiːld/
- All the police officers were equipped with shields to defend themselves against the rioters.
- The front rank of the riot squad raised their shields.
- They had a collection of shields from many centuries ago.
- She's won various sporting trophies and shields.
- He had his family shield on the wall.
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shieldverb [ T ]uk /ʃiːld/ us /ʃiːld/
C1 to protect someone or something: