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noun as in protection

verb as in protect


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The best safeguard is to avoid challenging the sensory systems in the first place.

The federal government has, for the most part, declined to erect any safeguards for the workers it said should keep working during a pandemic.

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Worse, it will encourage dictators to think democracy no longer has any safeguards.

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When The Washington Post found reports of unwanted sexual content, racism and bullying on “random chat apps,” which are often used by kids, Apple allowed the apps to remain on the store because they use some content moderation and other safeguards.

Many of these points have long been agreed upon, and the city says nearly all elementary schools are equipped with the safeguards listed in the agreement.

In several reports he urged the pit operators to safeguard the birds.

Why, for instance, would having more sexual partners be a better safeguard against the disease than masturbation?

And an overzealous medical professional, hoping to safeguard against malpractice, can also be a cause of unneeded procedure.

Time for Plan B: Work with the U.S. on joint technology investment and deployment to safeguard against asymmetrical attacks.

Bush, by contrast, ignored those subjects almost completely, seeking to safeguard his reputation among general election moderates.

I believed my land-service commission would protect me, but I asked for the letter-of-marque as an additional safeguard.

In such a community the fragile safeguard of an oath is, from sheer helplessness, the more rigorously demanded.

Ill indeed are those informed who raise a cry, and join in the ignorant abuse of that noble safeguard of English schools.

She was his safeguard against Nelly's wondering, reproachful eyes.

Clauses 25-28 safeguard interests of Judges, Civil Servants.

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On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to safeguard, such as: security, shield, aegis, armament, armor, and buffer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.