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rearguard

adjective rear·guard \ˈrir-ˌgärd\

Definition of REARGUARD

:  of or relating to resistance especially to sweeping social forces <fought a rearguard action against automation>
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Examples of REARGUARD

  1. The army fought a courageous rearguard action.

First Known Use of REARGUARD

1898

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