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security guard

a uniformed guard employed by a bank, airport, office building, etc., to maintain security.
Origin of security guard
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for security guard
  • The room's security guard divulges that she has to keep visitors from plunging their hands into the dry pigment.
  • There he is, waving at the security guard he always waves at in the morning.
  • Only one private security guard watched over their rented house, and he was easily overpowered by the gunmen.
  • The security guard's job responsibilities also vary from one employer to another.
British Dictionary definitions for security guard

security guard

a person employed to protect buildings, people, etc, and to collect and deliver large sums of money
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