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4 entries found for ward.
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Main Entry: 1ward
Pronunciation: primarystresswodot(schwa)rd
Function: noun
1 : the action or process of guarding or of being under guard; especially : CUSTODY 1
2 a : a division in a hospital; especially : a large room in a hospital where a number of patients stay b : a division (as a cell or block) of a prison
3 : an electoral or administrative division of a city
4 : a person (as a child) under the protection of a court or guardian

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