Safeguard

What is Safeguard ?

Safeguard is (noun) protection The metal fence is a safeguard against acci- dents. There are no safeguards at the mo- ment to prevent the same mistake being made. Antonym hazard(verb) to protect something Our aim is to safeguard the in- terests of the widow and children.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level