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-ward US English

Added to nouns of place or destination and to adverbs of direction

ward US English

A separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient

Ward, Artemas US English

(1727–1800), American politician and soldier. He served as a general during the American Revolution, second in command to George Washington. Later he was a member of the Continental Congress 1780–82 and of the US House of Representatives 1791–95

Ward, Montgomery US English

(1843–1913), US businessman; full name Aaron Montgomery Ward. In 1872, he founded a dry-goods business, which became Montgomery Ward & Co., the first mail-order firm in the US

Ward, Mrs Humphry US English

(1851–1920), English writer and anti-suffrage campaigner, niece of Matthew Arnold; née Mary Augusta Arnold. She is best known for several novels dealing with social and religious themes, especially Robert Elsmere (1888). An active opponent of the women’s suffrage movement, she became the first president of the Anti-Suffrage League in 1908

-ward in -ward US English

(Forming adjectives) turned or tending toward

Ward in Wardian case US English

A glass-sided airtight case used for growing ferns or other plants indoors or for transporting living plants over long distances

Hunt, Ward US English

(1810–86), US Supreme Court associate justice 1873–82. Appointed to the Court by President Grant, he previously served as a judge and then chief judge of the New York state court of appeals 1865–73

casual ward US English

A ward in a workhouse providing accommodation for those temporarily unable to support themselves

labour ward US English

A room in a hospital set aside for childbirth

ward heeler US English

A person who assists in a political campaign by canvassing votes for a party and performing menial tasks for its leaders

ward round US English

Visits paid by a doctor in a hospital to each of the patients in their care or in a particular ward or wards

ward someone/something off in ward US English

Prevent from harming or affecting one

ward of the court in ward US English

A person, usually a minor or of unsound mind, for whom a guardian has been appointed by a court or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court

Beecher, Henry Ward US English

(1813–87), US clergyman, orator, and writer. Ordained as a Congregationalist in 1837, he became famous as an orator who attacked political corruption and slavery. He was the brother of Catherine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe

ward of the court US English

A person, usually a minor or of unsound mind, for whom a guardian has been appointed by a court or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court

ward someone/something off US English

Prevent from harming or affecting one

casualty department US English

The department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases

casualty ward in casualty department US English

The department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases

Aaron Montgomery Ward in Ward, Montgomery US English

(1843–1913), US businessman; full name Aaron Montgomery Ward. In 1872, he founded a dry-goods business, which became Montgomery Ward & Co., the first mail-order firm in the US

ward US Thesaurus

the surgical ward

ward English-Spanish

sala f

ward heeler English-Spanish

esbirro mde un político local

accident ward English-Spanish

sala f de urgencias

ward off English-Spanish

rechazar*

labor ward in labor English-Spanish

sala f de partos

casualty ward in casualty English-Spanish

sala f de urgencias

from now on(ward) in now English-Spanish

a partir de ahora, de ahora en adelante

from then on(ward) in then English-Spanish

a partir de ese momento, desde entonces

ward of court in ward English-Spanish

pupilo, -la m,f bajo tutela judicial

from that day on(ward) in day English-Spanish

desde aquel día, a partir de aquel día


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