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guarded

Pronunciation: /ˈgɑːrdəd; ˈgɑːdɪd/

Translation of guarded in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [reply/admission] cauteloso; [optimism] cauto, comedido
    Example sentences
    • The question took him by surprise, and his eyes grew guarded and cautious, his own grip tightening as well.
    • In the light of all this, Paul probably would wonder about the times that we live our faith in guarded or cautious ways.
    • There, though, the problems raised are only touched upon in a guarded fashion, with careful reservations and with a noticeable reluctance to arrive at a positive resolution.

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