how to pronounce guards


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guards is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of guards in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the u.s coast guards also operate 200 …”

meanings of guards


  1. Plural of guard.
  2. The Gardaí; the police force.
  3. Any of several regiments in the Household Division of the British Army.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of guard.

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