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shield
British English: /ʃiːld/
American English: /ʃild/

Translation of shield in German:

noun

  • 2 (in machinery etc.)
    Schutz Mask.
    (protective plate) Schutzplatte Fem.
    (protective screen) Schutzschirm Mask.
  • 3 [figurative] (person or thing that protects)
    Schild Mask. [formal]
  • 6 (Heraldry)
    [Wappen]schild Mask.
  • 7 (Sport) (trophy)
    Trophäe Fem. (in Form eines Schildes)

transitive verb

  • 2 (conceal)
    decken (Schuldigen)
    shield somebody from the truth
    die Wahrheit von jemandem fern halten
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