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Definition of Safeguard


  1. One who, or that which, defends or protects; defense; protection.
  2. A convoy or guard to protect a traveler or property.
  3. A pass; a passport; a safe-conduct.
  4. To guard; to protect.

Safeguard Quotations

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
Edward Everett

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
George Orwell

By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
Elijah Cummings

I am disturbed by how states abuse laws on Internet access. I am concerned that surveillance programmes are becoming too aggressive. I understand that national security and criminal activity may justify some exceptional and narrowly-tailored use of surveillance. But that is all the more reason to safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Ban Ki-moon
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Safeguard Translations

safeguard in German is sichern, Sicherung, Schutzvorrichtung
safeguard in Italian is valvola
safeguard in Spanish is fusible
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