safeguard
noun
1. (protection) 
The government has certain safeguards in place to keep businesses from abusing their employees.El gobierno tiene en vigor ciertas salvaguardias para impedir que las empresas abusen de sus empleados.
Without these safeguards, landlords wouldn't be held accountable for the safety of their rental properties.Sin estas garantías, los caseros no serían responsables de la seguridad de sus inmuebles en alquiler.
2. (protective device) 
This meter is a safeguard that keeps the machine from overheating.Este medidor es una salvaguardia que impide que la máquina se recaliente.
transitive verb
3. (to protect) 
Have you taken the proper measures to safeguard your children from toxins in your home?¿Has tomado las medidas apropiadas para salvaguardar a tus hijos de toxinas en tu casa?
b. proteger 
Vote for me, and I will fight to safeguard our way of life.Voten por mí, y lucharé para proteger nuestro estilo de vida.
c. defender 
The young warrior died trying to safeguard the honor of his family.El joven guerrero murió intentando defender el honor de su familia.
intransitive verb
4. (to protect from; used with "against") 
We need to establish protocols to safeguard against these types of accidents.Debemos establecer protocolos para protegernos de este tipo de accidentes.
safeguard
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la salvaguardia f, garantía (F) 
transitive verb
2. (sb's interests, rights) 
a. salvaguardar 
intransitive verb
3. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
to safeguard against somethingsalvaguardarse or protegerse de algo
safeguard [ˈseɪfɡɑːd]
noun
resguardo (m)
as a safeguard against ... como defensa contra ...
transitive verb
proteger; resguardar
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