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  1. safeguard

    • IPA[ˈseɪfɡɑːd]

    英式

    • n.
      a measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable
    • v.
      protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure
    • verb: safeguard, 3rd person present: safeguards, gerund or present participle: safeguarding, past tense: safeguarded, past participle: safeguarded

    • noun: safeguard, plural noun: safeguards

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable the charity called for tougher safeguards to protect Britain's remaining natural forests

    動詞

    • 1. protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure a framework which safeguards employees from exploitation
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    • IPA[ˈsāfˌɡärd]

    美式

    • n.
      a measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable: there were multiple safeguards to prevent the accidental release of a virus
    • v.
      protect from harm or damage with an appropriate measure: low interest rates are offering the opportunity to safeguard their financial futures

    Oxford American Dictionary