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safeguard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsafeguardsafe‧guard1 /ˈseɪfɡɑːd $ -ɡɑːrd/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  PROTECTto protect something from harm or damagesafeguard somebody’s interests/rights/welfare etc The industry has a duty to safeguard consumers. technology that will safeguard the environmentsafeguard something against something a program for safeguarding the computer system against virusessee thesaurus at protect→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
safeguardThere are also important questions about the handling, safeguarding and transport of missile systems.Smallfry wanted to safeguard him against danger and jealousy.Filing the will with the clerk is simply a way of safeguarding it, and nothing else.It was always an objective of the sadly-moribund Vulcan Association that the future of the aircraft be safeguarded once retired.Unless we fight pollution now, we cannot safeguard our children's future.The new legislation will safeguard the rights of low-paid workers.The humanitarian reasons for safeguarding this provision should be sufficient in themselves.The deal should safeguard thousands of jobs.Effective programs are available to safeguard your data against computer viruses.Be sure to safeguard your passport at all times.
safeguardsafeguard2 ●○○ noun [countable]  PROTECTa rule, agreement etc that is intended to protect someone or something from possible dangers or problems International safeguards prevent the increase of nuclear weapons.safeguard against safeguards against the exploitation of children
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safeguardAs a safeguard against misuse, memorize your PIN number immediately and destroy this advice slip.It is a safeguard to permit volumes to be regarded as full when exact filling is not possible.There's a safeguard built into the tenancy agreement that says the landlord must give you three months' notice to quit.Life includes contact with men in a caring situation, ensuring appropriate safeguards are taken.There are safeguards against each of these possibilities.We want something written into the Bill that makes it likely that some of the consumer safeguards will become a reality.The nuclear arsenal of the former Soviet Union was scattered among four new countries with few safeguards.Jermyn will hold the information as a personal safeguard for himself against Harold, whom he now hates.One then posed the question whether fairness required any additional procedural safeguards.Anti-virus software is a simple safeguard that many computer users have not bothered to install.safeguard againstSave your files regularly as a safeguard against loss of data.
From Longman Business Dictionarysafeguardsafe‧guard1 /ˈseɪfgɑːd-gɑːrd/ verb [intransitive, transitive] to protect something from harm or damageFurther regulations must be introduced to safeguard the environment.safeguard againstWe will safeguard against future problems by appointing a quality control inspector.→ See Verb tablesafeguardsafeguard2 noun [countable] a rule, law etc that is intended to protect someone or something from possible dangers or problemsThe law contains important safeguards to protect housebuyers.safeguard againstThe reserve fund is a safeguard against financial shortfalls.
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Verb table
safeguard
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysafeguard
he, she, itsafeguards
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysafeguarded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave safeguarded
he, she, ithas safeguarded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad safeguarded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill safeguard
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have safeguarded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam safeguarding
he, she, itis safeguarding
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you, we, theyare safeguarding
Past
I, he, she, itwas safeguarding
you, we, theywere safeguarding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been safeguarding
he, she, ithas been safeguarding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been safeguarding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be safeguarding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been safeguarding
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