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Noun
Plural for an administrative division of a city or borough represented by an electorate
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“Wilde, who represented the Walmgate ward on the City of York Council for 20 years, served as the city's Lord Mayor in 1995.”
Noun
Plural for a child under the care of an appointed guardian
“His thoughts were always focussed on the person of the young ward, in whose company he rejoiced and in whose absence he was worried.”
Noun
Plural for the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
“He was to have the tutelage and ward of his children.”
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Plural for a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient
“To the children in the hospital ward, it was merely an hour's diversion that didn't make much of an impression.”
Noun
Plural for a means or method of defending or separating from
“Hannibal placed eighty war elephants in front of the entire formation to screen his forming troops, and act as a ward against enemy cavalry attacks.”
Noun
Plural for a specialized facility where the ill and injured are treated
Noun
Plural for a division of a large organization dealing with a specific area of activity
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Plural for piece protecting part of a vehicle
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Plural for a lookout (person who keeps watch)
Noun
Plural for the smallest administrative division in Lithuania, equivalent to a ward
Noun
Plural for a ward or department in a hospital in which babies are born
Noun
Plural for a person who is learning a trade from a skilled employer
Verb
(archaic) To defend, guard or protect
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“They rushed amidst the thickest of their enemies, with an intention, rather to strike, than to ward themselves.”
Verb
To admit (a patient) to a hospital ward
“The government would quickly ward the injured victims in the local hospital.”
Verb
To impede the work or progress of
Verb
To make impossible to happen
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