plural of guardian
as in keepers
a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner the guardians of the summer estate awaited the return of the tycoon

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as in defenders
someone that protects the editor defended his newspaper's unrelenting exposure of government corruption, arguing that it is journalism's role to act as a guardian of democracy

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“Guardians.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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