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safe·guard  audio  (sfgärd) KEY 

NOUN:
    1. One that serves as protection or a guard.
    2. A mechanical device designed to prevent accidents.
    3. A safe-conduct.
    1. A protective stipulation, as in a contract.
    2. A precautionary measure.
TRANSITIVE VERB:
safe·guard·ed, safe·guard·ing, safe·guards
To ensure the safety of; protect. See Synonyms at defend.



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