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Noun
A measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable
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“The notion of checks and balances as a safeguard against tyranny is something that I think can have applicability all around the world.”
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A person who protects or defends something
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The avoidance or deterrence of something undesired
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
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A document that grants safe passage through enemy territory in times of war
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A means of control or restraint
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Protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure
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“Studies have shown that using sunscreens that safeguard against UVB rays only lead consumers into a false sense of security.”
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To look after or take special care of
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To keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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Use (resources) economically
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(archaic) To grant some particular exemption to
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