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  • 1under guard — phrase protected or prevented from escaping by a guard He was taken to prison under police guard. under heavy guard (=with a lot of guards): The Prime Minister arrived under heavy guard. Thesaurus: not free or independentsynonym Main entry …

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  • 2under guard — protected or prevented from escaping by a guard He was taken to prison under police guard. under heavy guard (= with a lot of guards): The Prime Minister arrived under heavy guard …

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  • 3guard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 person who guards sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ armed, uniformed ▪ The building is protected by armed guards. ▪ border, gate (AmE), prison, securit …

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  • 4guard — guardable, adj. guarder, n. guardless, adj. guardlike, adj. /gahrd/, v.t. 1. to keep safe from harm or danger; protect; watch over: to guard the ruler. 2. to keep under close watch in order to prevent escape, misconduct, etc.: to guard a prisoner …

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  • 5guard — guard1 [ gard ] noun *** ▸ 1 someone who protects someone/something ▸ 2 unit of soldiers/police ▸ 3 cover for protection ▸ 4 in basketball/football ▸ 5 on train ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count someone whose job is to protect a place or person so that no… …

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  • 6guard — I n. group of sentries sentry 1) to call out the guard 2) to mount, post the guard 3) to change, relieve the guard 4) an advance; armed; color; honor; palace; police; rear; security guard (they slipped past the palace guard) 5) under guard guard… …

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  • 7guard — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦♦ guards, guarding, guarded 1) VERB If you guard a place, person, or object, you stand near them in order to watch and protect them. [V n] Gunmen guarded homes near the cemetery with shotguns... [V ed] The public was kept out… …

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  • 8guard*/*/ — [gɑːd] noun [C] I 1) someone whose job is to protect a place or person a prison guard[/ex] There was an armed guard on duty outside his door.[/ex] 2) British an official on a train whose job is to check tickets 3) an object that covers something… …

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  • 9guard — 1. verb 1) infantry guarded the barricaded bridge Syn: protect, stand guard over, watch over, keep an eye on; cover, patrol, police, defend, shield, safeguard, keep safe, secure 2) the prisoners were guarded by armed men Syn …

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  • 10guard — I UK [ɡɑː(r)d] / US [ɡɑrd] noun Word forms guard : singular guard plural guards *** 1) a) [countable] someone whose job is to look after a place or person so that no one causes damage, steals anything, or escapes a prison guard uniformed border… …

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  • 11guard — v 1. protect, watch over, stand guard over, police, secure, defend; shield, shelter, screen, cover, cloak; preserve, save, conserve; escort, conduct, convoy, ride shotgun. 2. supervise, hold watch, keep under surveillance; control, keep under… …

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  • 12under — /un deuhr/, prep. 1. beneath and covered by: under a table; under a tree. 2. below the surface of: under water; under the skin. 3. at a point or position lower or further down than: He was hit just under his eye. 4. in the position or state of… …

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  • 13Under the North Star — in Finnish called Täällä Pohjantähden alla , is a trilogy by Finnish author Väinö Linna published 1959 1962. It follows the life of a Finnish family from 1880 to about 1950 while simultaneously describing the effects of the important ideals and …

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  • 14Guard (grappling) — Guard A type of open guard, as shown in a USMC combatives manual Classification Position Parent style …

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  • 15Guard — Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack;… …

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  • 16Guard boat — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …

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  • 17Guard cells — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …

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  • 18Guard chamber — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …

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  • 19Guard detail — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …

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  • 20Guard duty — Guard Guard, n. [OF. guarde, F. garde; of German origin; cf. OHG. wart, warto, one who watches, warta a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See {Guard}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or… …

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