Definition of 'safeguard'
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What are the safeguards to protect patients? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our laws appear to safeguard the interests of the guilty at the expense of the innocent. The Sun (2007)The main one is about safeguarding the people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Due for cuts of up to a third but flood protection safeguarded. The Sun (2015)We are putting in place additional safeguards. The Sun (2013)The test will be whether it is prepared to abide by international safeguards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The hospital said new safeguards were in place. The Sun (2015)Now political action is required to safeguard its future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We will not accept the removal of safeguards protecting patients from overworked doctors. The Sun (2015)Human rights laws must safeguard the rights of victims. The Sun (2014)The law on assisted suicide acts as a safeguard for disabled people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But there are more safeguards in place than outsiders might think. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The system has a safeguard built in to ensure that the drivers of oncoming cars are not dazzled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You also have to sign up to a deposit protection scheme to safeguard the money your tenant pays up front. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The announcement will safeguard 8,000 jobs in the area. The Sun (2015)The Frenchman would boast about safeguarding the international future of his adopted country. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'safeguard'
British English: safeguard VERB
To safeguard something or someone means to protect them from being harmed, lost, or badly treated.
They will press for international action to safeguard the ozone layer.
British English: safeguard NOUN
A safeguard is a law, rule, or measure intended to prevent someone or something from being harmed.
Many people took second jobs as a safeguard against unemployment.
Definition of safeguard from the Collins English Dictionary
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