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Guardian. Newspaper which has come to embody the ideology of liberal, middle-class, regional, and metropolitan England in popular perception. From its founding as the weekly Manchester Guardian by John Edward Taylor in 1821, it was a radical voice, demanding liberal economic and political reform. It became a daily from 1855, but did not drop its ‘Manchester’ prefix until 1959. It is notable today as the only national daily which has a strong regional input to supplement its London base, and which has escaped the ownership of any press magnate, preserving the democratic Scott Trust structure which has run the paper from 1936.

Douglas J. Allen

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guardian

guard·i·an / ˈgärdēən/ • n. a defender, protector, or keeper: self-appointed guardians of public morality. ∎  a person who looks after and is legally responsible for someone who is unable to manage their own affairs, esp. an incompetent or disabled person or a child whose parents have died. ∎  the superior of a Franciscan convent. DERIVATIVES: guard·i·an·ship / ship/ n.

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Guardian

GUARDIAN

A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the obligation, of taking care of and managing the property and rights of a person who, because of age, understanding, or self-control, is considered incapable of administering his or her own affairs.

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