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rearguard

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɪə.ɡɑːd/  us   /ˈrɪr.ɡɑːrd/
the people who are the last in a row or group, especially in a military situation
Translations of “rearguard”
in Chinese (Traditional) 殿后的人,後排的人, (尤指)後衛部隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 殿后的人,后排的人, (尤指)后卫部队…
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