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ward
British English: /wɔːd/
American English: /wɔrd/

Translation of ward in German:

noun

  • 1 (in hospital)
    Station Fem.
    (single room) Krankensaal Mask.
    geriatric/maternity ward
    geriatrische Abteilung/Entbindungsstation Fem.
    she's in Ward 3
    sie liegt auf Station 3
  • 3 (electoral division)
    Wahlbezirk Mask.
  • 4 (History) (bailey)
    [Burg]hof Mask.

Phrasal verbs

ward off

transitive verb 1 (prevent)
schützen vor + Dat. (Erkältung, Depressionen)
abwenden (Gefahr)
2 (keep at distance)
sich Dat. vom Leibe halten (Verehrer)

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