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the old guardnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   disapproving
those ​people in an ​organization or ​society who ​opposechange and whose ​beliefs and ​ideasbelong to a ​period in the past: Radical ​reform was, of ​course, ​opposed by the ​oldguard.
(Definition of the old guard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the old guard”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保守派,保守分子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保守派,保守分子…
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