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safe-guard

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. φυλακή, ἡ, φυλακτήριον, τό.

Mutual fear is the only safe-guard in an alliance: P. τὸ ἀντίπαλον δέος μόνον πιστὸν εἰς συμμαχίαν (Thuc. 3, 11).

Safeguard against: P. and V. πρόβλημα, τό (gen.), V. ἀλκή, ἡ (gen.); see defence.