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Noun
An administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors
“Councillor David Wilde, who has represented the Walmgate ward on the City of York Council for 20 years, served as the city's Lord Mayor in 1995.”
Noun
A child or young person under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court
“Open sea and clear skies was all very well when teaching a new crewmember the ropes and they never lost their fascination with the captain's young ward.”
Noun
A separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient
“Joan, who has worked at Blackburn Royal Infirmary since 1987 and on the children's surgical ward for the last nine years, said she was shocked but delighted by her windfall.”
Noun
Means or method of defending
“Frequent hand washing is an oft-recommended ward against the spread of common germs.”
Noun
The protective care or guardianship of someone or something
Noun
A specialized facility that provides residence and care for people unable to look after themselves
Noun
Administrative subdivision in the Philippines
Noun
Voting public
Noun
A person who relies on another, especially a family member, for financial support
Noun
A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services
Noun
A lookout (person who keeps watch)
Verb
To drive danger or attack away from
“… vowed that he would take whatever measures were necessary to ward the nation's people.”
Verb
To admit (a patient) to a hospital ward
“Both are warded at Port-of-Spain General Hospital.”
Verb
To drive danger or attack away from
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Enclose or separate an area with a fence
Verb
To keep secret or shut off from view
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To anticipate and prevent or bypass (something which would otherwise have been necessary or required)
Verb
To create difficulty for the work or activity of
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