Definition of security guard in English:

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security guard

Pronunciation: /səˈkyo͝orədē ɡärd/


A person employed to protect something, especially a building, against intruders or damage.
Example sentences
  • What we can see is a man who we'd seen earlier working as a security guard in a building below.
  • Then a security guard from a nearby building signaled to me that I was being stopped.
  • I wouldn't want to have been the security guard on Old Man watch that night.

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Syllabification: se·cu·ri·ty guard

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