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guardian

1. 
a. Law someone legally appointed to manage the affairs of a person incapable of acting for himself, as a minor or person of unsound mind
b. Social welfare (in England) a local authority, or person accepted by it, named under the Mental Health Act 1983 as having the powers to require a mentally disordered person to live at a specified place, attend for treatment, and be accessible to a doctor or social worker
2. (in England) another word for custos

Guardian

 

an English daily bourgeois newspaper. The Guardian was founded in 1821 in Manchester. (Until 1959 it was called the Manchester Guardian.) Since 1961 it has been published in London and Manchester. The Guardian reflects views similar to those held by the leaders of the Liberal Party. In 1970 its circulation was 290,000 copies.

Guardian

(1) An operating system for Tandem's NonStop computer systems. See Tandem.

(2) An earlier firewall for securing a private network from the Internet from NetGuard, Inc., Fairfax, VA. Guardian ran on Windows NT.
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38) The board of guardians also decided to punish the girls by squelching the plan to emigrate some of them.
The Protestant guardians were outraged by his insubordination and dismissed him from office.
Responses from parents or guardians to questions about how they saw their child's future were somewhat conflicting.
Although the Code cannot address all possible situations confronting guardians as well as service providers, it provides a fundamental structure of the guardian's responsibilities during the decision-making process, and may reduce ethical conflicts which are inherent in the ward-guardian relationship.
Following are a few tips adapted from NCMEC's Knowing My Rules for Safety to help parents and guardians practice safety measures every day:
When we were demonstrating Mobile Guardian for the Nysmith School, Ken saw an opportunity to expand the base application to improve the student pick-up process.
Universal Guardian's strategy is to provide multi-national corporations and governments with premier full-service global security resources," stated Michael Skellern, Universal Guardian Chairman and CEO.
Norlight Telecommunications, a Wisconsin-based provider of integrated data solutions for businesses, announced today their new Mail Guardian service.
The report indicates that by migrating from component security solutions to Internet Guardians such as WorldSecure Server, IS executives will experience better coverage with a rapid Return on Investment.
He presents three possible objections against the existence of guardian angels: 1.
We look forward to increasing our presence in the wholesale monitoring business as a result of this acquisition," says George Flagg, President of National Guardian.
The Company was started in 1992, and renamed National Guardian in 2002 by George Flagg, an industry veteran who previously was Chief Executive Officer of Holmes Protection Group, Inc.