how to pronounce safeguard


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The above transcription of safeguard is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

safeguard is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… they also safeguard the exclusive …”

meanings of safeguard


  1. One who, or that which, defends or protects; defence; protection.
  2. The monitor lizard.
  3. A safe-conduct or passport, especially in time of war.
  4. Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.


  1. To protect, to keep safe.
  2. To escort safely.

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