Ward synonyms

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The definition of a district is a region set aside or grouped together as one specific area for political or administrative purposes.
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An area of government or corporate activity organized as an administrative or functional unit.
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An area for which a person is responsible as a representative or agent:
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A small community or clan.
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A division of a city, as for police administration
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An area of particular knowledge or responsibility; a specialty:
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Administrative division of the later Roman Empire, starting with the tetrarchy.
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The definition of a parish is a church district, the members of a particular church or a county-type division in Louisiana.
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The chief administrative subdivision of a department in France.
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A juvenile charge
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A person relying on another for financial support; a relative for whom a taxpayer may claim an exemption on his income tax return.
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(Computing) A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.
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A child in foster care
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An assigned duty or task; a responsibility:
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(Rare) A child who has lost only one parent by death
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A person for whom another serves as sponsor at baptism.
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A juvenile charge
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Hospital room
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A clinic or dispensary within another institution.
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Hospital room
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(UK, chiefly in prepositional phrases, without determiner or article) The place and state of being hospitalized.
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(Always in the singular) The people in a room. [from 17th c.]
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An area bounded by streets or buildings on four sides; city square
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The definition of a corridor is a long hall onto which several rooms open, or a strip of land or airspace through foreign-held territory, or a heavily populated strip of land or railroad access between two urban areas.
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Defense is defined as protection or the act of guarding.
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A fortified place with troops, guns, etc.; military post or station
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The act or duty of guarding; careful watch; wariness; defense; protection
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The office or position of one acting as a guardian or conservator, especially in a legal capacity.
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A territorial division
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(Economics) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
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The state of being under the direction of a guardian or tutor.
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A section of an area or territory established for a specific purpose, as a section of a city restricted to a particular type of building, enterprise, or activity:
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The act of watching as a sentinel
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Lying-in, time of giving birth
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The definition of custody is the care of a person or thing, generally under court orders, or the state of being held by force.
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A keeping in custody; confinement
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A preserving or being preserved
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A device that protects; a guard.
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(--- Now Rare) A convoy or guard
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Protection or defense against attack, interference, espionage, etc.
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A person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.
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A group of soldiers or a single soldier stationed, usually at an outpost, to guard a body of troops from surprise attack
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A person or animal set to guard a group; specif., a sentry
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A guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base.
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A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
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To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
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To protect (wildlife or natural resources) in a designated area, often for regulated hunting or fishing.
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To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
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To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
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(Rare, except as "fend for oneself") To defend, to take care of (typically construed with for); to block or push away (typically construed with off).
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To prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action.
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To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
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(Dated) To prohibit; to forbid; to avert.
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To make unnecessary
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To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
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Book of Common Prayer
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(Idiomatic) to prevent something from happening; to obviate or avert
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A tendency to be springy; resilience
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(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
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The sudden onset of a disease.
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The state or quality of being aware of something
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(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defend against passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
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To acknowledge; to accept as true; to concede; to accede to an opinion.
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A group of cells that make up a section of a prison.
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block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care
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United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
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United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
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English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
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English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
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English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
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English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
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