old guards

plural of old guard
as in establishments
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.

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“Old guards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/old%20guards. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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