safeguard noun

ADJ. adequate, effective, proper, sufficient Does the procedure provide adequate safeguards against corruption? | added, additional, extra, further | appropriate, necessary | environmental, nuclear | constitutional, legal, procedural

VERB + SAFEGUARD introduce | provide (sb with) | build in/into sth Appropriate safeguards would have to be built into the procedures to avoid abuses.

PREP. ~ against The credit agreement includes safeguards against overcharging.