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chaperone

[shap-uh-rohn] /ˈʃæp əˌroʊn/
noun, verb (used with object), verb (used without object), chaperoned, chaperoning.
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  • Ascertain the ratio of chaperones to students stipulated by school policy.
  • Often teachers will let you know about field trips or school events and ask for chaperones or volunteers.
  • Now they are advised to serve as chaperones at all-night graduation parties.
  • Researchers are already talking about dealing with viruses, bacteria and infectious diseases by inhibiting chaperones.
  • The new compound tethered bulky chaperones to the beta-amyloid fragments and prevented them from forming large clumps.
  • They were originally bred to be chaperones--to look forbidding while being pleasant to spend time with.

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