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Pronunciation: / ˈgwardja /

Translation of guardia in English:

nome femminile

  • 2 (servizio di vigilanza) See examples:essere di guardia
    (soldato, sentinella)
    to be on guard (duty)
    (dottore, infermiere)
    to be on call
    turno di guardia (Militare)
    turn of duty, guard duty


mettere in guardia qualcuno

to warn somebody, to caution somebody
su about contro against

essere o tenersi in guardia

to be on one's guard o on the watch

stare in guardia da qualcuno, qualcosa

to be on one's guard against somebody, something


guardia carceraria

guardia di confine

guardia del corpo

guardia costiera

guardia di finanza

  • = military corps dealing with customs, excise and tax crimes

guardia forestale

guardia giurata

guardia medica

guardia notturna

guardia d'onore

guardia reale

  • royal guard

guardia rossa

guardia svizzera

  • Swiss Guard

guardie a cavallo

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