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guide dog

Syllabification: guide dog

Definition of guide dog in English:

noun

A dog trained to lead a blind person.
Example sentences
  • The advert depicted a guide dog deliberately leading its blind owner into a pole in order to get at her take-away chicken.
  • It takes 18 months before a guide dog is fully trained.
  • I had assumed that there was no way for him to be able to do this simple task himself, without realising that this would be one of the situations that a guide dog would be trained to deal with.

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