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uniformed border guards
a prison guard
The captain posted two guards at the gate.
There was an armed guard on duty outside his door.
members of the Presidential guard
troops belonging to the National Guard
“Why on earth did you tell him that?” “He caught me off guard!”
There are cameras everywhere, so be on your guard!
Small groups of men kept guard in the fields.
Armed soldiers stood guard over him.
He was taken to prison under police guard.
The ambassador arrived under heavy guard.
This is the American English definition of guard. View British English definition of guard.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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