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  1. ward

    • IPA[wɔːd]

    英式

    • n.
      a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient;an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors
    • v.
      admit to or care for in a hospital ward;guard; protect
    • verb: ward, 3rd person present: wards, gerund or present participle: warding, past tense: warded, past participle: warded

    • noun: ward, plural noun: wards

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient a children's ward 同義詞 room, compartment, department, unit, area
    • 2. an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors the second most marginal ward in Westminster 同義詞 district, constituency, division, quarter, zone, ... 更多
    • 3. a child or young person under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court for the last three years, the boy has been my ward 同義詞 dependant, charge, protégé, pupil, trainee, ... 更多反義詞 guardian
    • archaic the state of being in the care of a guardian the ward and care of the Crown
    • 4. any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock which prevent the turning of any key which does not have grooves of corresponding form or size.
    • the grooves in the bit of a key that correspond to the wards in a lock.
    • 5. archaic the action of keeping a lookout for danger I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates
    • 6. historical an area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle.

    動詞

    • 1. SE Asian admit to or care for in a hospital ward the last of the accident victims was warded
    • 2. archaic guard; protect it was his duty to ward the king