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security guard

a uniformed guard employed by a bank, airport, office building, etc., to maintain security.
Origin of security guard
First recorded in 1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Between the two of them, the security guard was lucky not to lose his life in the first two seconds of battle.

    Where I Wasn't Going Walt Richmond
  • He followed when she went to a doorway—with a security guard beside it—in the sidewall.

    Space Platform Murray Leinster
  • When the security guard responded to the summons, he gestured curtly with his head at the newcomer.

    Expediter Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • For his entire commissioned career, he'd been a security guard Officer.

    The Best Made Plans Everett B. Cole
British Dictionary definitions for security guard

security guard

a person employed to protect buildings, people, etc, and to collect and deliver large sums of money
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