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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishguardianguard‧i‧an /ˈɡɑːdiən $ ˈɡɑːr-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 LOOK AFTER somebodysomeone who is legally responsible for looking after someone else’s child, especially after the child’s parents have diedsomebody’s guardian His aunt is his legal guardian.2 formalPROTECT someone who guards or protects somethingguardian of The US sees itself as the guardian of democracy.
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guardianAlice was to be handed over to a guardian nominated by Richard, who would marry her after his return from crusade.Children under 17 will only be admitted in the company of a parent or adult guardian.His argument was backed by the Attorney General, in his role as guardian of the public interest.Yet they can be shown to be in some sense the implicit guardians of morality.When Sara was 7, Aunt Maggie became her legal guardian.The court must obtain the consent of the child's parent or guardian.The child, however, is a minor, the legal responsibility of his/her parents or guardians.Could you contact Mrs Smith's guardians and tell them she's been admitted to hospital?But today, guardians of the land are finding it rather more difficult to make sure the estate pays its way.legal guardianA senile old person might also be assigned a legal guardian.His aunt is his legal guardian.So Anna became my legal guardian.But I wish to leave the control of the estate in your hands as sort of legal guardians.guardian ofSaudi Arabia sees itself as the guardian of Islam.
Guardian, TheThe GuardianGuardian, The trademark  a serious British daily newspaper known for its left-wing opinions see also Guardian readerFrom Longman Business Dictionaryguardianguard‧i‧an /ˈgɑːdiənˈgɑːr-/ noun [countable] LAW someone who is legally responsible for looking after someone else, especially a child or someone who is mentally illMr. Gonzales became his young cousin’s legal guardian after the child’s parents died.
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