security guard

noun

Definition of security guard

: a person whose job is to guard a place (such as a store or museum) and make sure the people and things in it are not harmed

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“Security guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/security%20guard. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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