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noun     bulwark pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] formal someone or something that protects or defends something such as a belief, idea, or way of life

    The country is valued as a bulwark of peace, stability, and democracy in a difficult region of the world.

    bulwark against:

    a bulwark against a resurgence of fascism

  2. 2
    [countable] a wall that is built for defence
  3. 3


    [plural] the sides of a ship above the deck
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