the old guard

noun

Definition of the old guard

: the usually older members of an organization (such as a political party) who do not want or like change She's not popular with the old guard. (US) The old guard is stronger than ever. (British) The old guard are stronger than ever.

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“The old guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20old%20guard. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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