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noun as in district

noun as in custody; person in one's custody


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Two days later, Lewis was found shot to death in his ward office.

Other bills from Ward include one that would establish regional authorities to help address climate change and one that would prohibit the sale of so-called ghost guns at gun shows.

Either way, both Ward and He agree it’s worth probing deeper in the brain.

In the District, deaths were concentrated in the poorest wards, even though wealthier parts of the city have higher populations of elderly residents.

Nesbitt said the city will continue to focus on residents with Zip codes in less-affluent wards when releasing new appointments later this week, when the city expects to receive 10,975 more doses.

Vicky Ward was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair for 11 years.

And yet as Robert Ward discovered, Marvin—for all of his larger-than-life machismo—was surprising in real life.

You know, Ward, I think I understand my father more every day.

“I would recommend ginger tea first thing in the morning as a great way to ward off an upset stomach,” says White.

Police then spent the next five months investigating Poggiali, careful not to leave her alone in the hospital ward.

At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.

Just as the Admiral was going, Ward (of the Intelligence) crossed over with a nasty little damper.

The suggestive remarks of Mr. Ward do not appear hitherto to have attracted the attention they deserve.

The parallel to which Mr. Ward refers is that contained in the earlier part of the Prose Lancelot.

The tribal ward headmanʼs district deputies together constitute the police force of the whole ward.

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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ward, such as: department, parish, precinct, area, canton, and diocese.

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