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ˈproʊ voʊprovost guard

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  1. provost guardnoun

    a detachment under the command of a provost marshall


  1. provost guard

    A provost guard is a military unit assigned with maintaining discipline, order, and security; enforcing laws and regulations; dealing with prisoners; and sometimes carrying out policing duties. Historically, they were often responsible for arresting deserters and preventing misconduct within their own ranks. The term "provost" originally referred to a type of military police and its role has evolved over time.

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  1. provost guard

    See Provost-guard.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provost guard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provost guard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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