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Most self-identify with what sociologist Jane Jacobs in “Systems of Survival” described as part of the “guardian culture” of a society.

From Time

Legally, they need a parent or guardian to open a custodial account under their name.

My dad was my guardian on set and I was the youngest, and I know they were probably a little scared of him.

Schools need a coordinated vaccination plan so that staff, students, parents, guardians and household members who are essential workers or elderly have timely and accessible vaccination opportunities.

Each thought of itself to be the guardians of the nation and the true “revolutionaries.”

From Time

According to a ticket seller who spoke to The Guardian, the site still receives only 10 visitors a day, on average.

Down 29 percent since 2005, according to a Guardian survey of book authors.

“I laid out there for two and a half hours and my guardian angel showed up—rapper T.I.,” Stapp told MTV News.

In the same interview with the Guardian, he started a diplomatic war with South Africa.

They say The Guardian has been dragging its feet on the pursuit of NSA-related stories while keeping the Times on a short leash.

If I am your legal guardian, what right have you to question the arrangements made by your husband?

But the riders whirled along towards Rai Bareilly, and in another quarter of an hour the night would be their best guardian.

Failing all these heirs, Randolph was to be guardian until Parliament should determine the succession.

The truth is, in giving up the idea of guardian angels and similar beliefs we have given up some of the greatest comforts in life.

Likewise, a legally appointed guardian or conservator of an insane inventor may apply for and obtain a patent in trust for him.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guardian, such as: angel, attendant, baby-sitter, cerberus, champion, and chaperon.

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