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guard

Pronunciation: /ɡɑːd/

Translation of guard in German:

n.

  • 1 (guardsman) Wachtposten, der; (group of soldiers) Wache, die be on guard Wache haben be on [one's] guard [lit. or fig.], sich hüten
  • 2 (BrE) [Railw.] [Zug]schaffner, der/, -schaffnerin, die
  • 3 (AmE) (prison warder) [Gefängnis]wärter, der/, -wärterin, die

v.t.

Phrasal verbs

ˈguard against

v.t. sich hüten vor (+ Dat.); vorbeugen (+ Dat.) [Krankheit, Irrtum]

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