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  1. guard·i·an
    IPA[ˈɡärdēən]
  2. noun

    • 1. a defender, protector, or keeper:

      self-appointed guardians of public morality
    • 2. a person who looks after and is legally responsible for someone who is unable to manage their own affairs, especially an incompetent or disabled person or a child whose parents have died.

    • 3. the superior of a Franciscan convent.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: guardian, plural noun: guardians

    • noun

      a person who protects or defends something:

      a person who is legally responsible for the care of someone who is unable to manage their own affairs, especially a child whose parents have died:

    • noun

      a spirit that is believed to watch over and protect a person or place:
    • noun

      a spirit that is thought to watch over and protect a person or place:
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