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06/11/2011

guard

Filed under: Extra — anlactunay @ 11:52 AM

guard
1 [(on) U (against)] a state of being watchful and protective against danger, trouble, etc; readiness to meet danger, trouble, etc: `Be on guard/on your guard against them! `Keep guard at night; they may attack at any time.
2 [C (against)- often in comb] something which guards:
`Having life insurance is a guard against difficulties for one’s family if one dies. `Put the (fire) guard in front of the fire; we don’t want pieces of hot wood falling out.

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