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-ward British & World English

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

ward British & World English

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

Ward, Artemas British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

(Forming adjectives) turned or tending towards

Ward in Wardian case British & World English

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

Hunt, Ward British & World 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 British & World English

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

ward heeler British & World English

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

ward round British & World English

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

labour ward British & World English

A room in a hospital set aside for childbirth

ward someone/thing off in ward British & World English

Prevent someone or something from harming or affecting one

ward of court in ward British & World English

A child or young person for whom a guardian has been appointed by the Court of Chancery or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court

ward of court British & World English

A child or young person for whom a guardian has been appointed by the Court of Chancery or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court

Beecher, Henry Ward British & World English

(1813–87), American Congregationalist clergyman, orator, and writer. He became famous as an orator attacking political corruption and slavery

ward someone/thing off British & World English

Prevent someone or something from harming or affecting one

casualty department British & World English

The department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases

casualty ward in casualty department British & World English

The department of a hospital providing immediate treatment for emergency cases

Aaron Montgomery Ward in Ward, Montgomery British & World 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 English Thesaurus

the men's 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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