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  • v. Present participle of safe-guard.


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  • As the incubator and marketplace of ideas, universities have a unique role in safe-guarding this Western tradition of free speech.

    Nathaniel Zelinsky: Title IX and the Death of Free Speech at Yale

  • Moseley would've been better off spending his time safe-guarding our nuclear weapons.

    Reese Schonfeld: Three Updates and an Addendum

  • Investing now in safe-guarding people by helping them to adapt to climate change, will help save money and lives while building resilience.

    Michael Franti: Time for Passion and Strategy on Climate Change

  • I'm all for safe-guarding human rights, but this march should never have been allowed by the authorities.

    Archive 2009-03-22

  • I think that the proprietary attitude also feeds into the misconception? that men want to avoid marriage...who wants the responsibility of safe-guarding another person's "virtue" for the rest of your life?

    Food for Thought

  • Admittedly, its well dressed-up as a debate on Conservative consistency, but statements like this give her away: ...marriage is a not a 'relationship' but a unique institution for safe-guarding the upbringing of children.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Because he is the last of his kind, and because no other race shared their peculiar affinity for time travel, and more importantly, the safe-guarding of time -- he finds himself utterly alone.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • After all, any government devoid of such powers is essentially unable to execute any policy whatsoever including safe-guarding citizens as that tends to require taxes and thus cannot be classified as a government in any real sense of the word.

    Ten Ideas Worth Thinking About, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The role of the SANDF in regard to a wide range of national priorities needed to be much more carefully thought-through, analysed and integrated with other initiatives, such as job creation and skills development, the NDR in Africa, the protection of economic assets including marine resources, and safe-guarding medium - and longer-term national energy security, the document said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But I totally agree with Melanie that once this latest treaty becomes law (regardless of the Irish, unfortunately) then what David does about safe-guarding our civil liberties will be irrelevant.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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