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a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste

a dog trained to guard property

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But watchdog groups counter that it was just another part of Livingston's effort to undermine the basic function of the FEC: tracking campaign violations and releasing the information to the press.
A shock new computer game that "teaches" players how to steal cars, go joyriding and mow down policemen has caused outrage among motoring organisations, police and watchdog groups.
The consumers watchdog group released a statement to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15, urging banks and other financial institutions to bolster transparency
CDATA[ The NGO Monitor watchdog group is suing the EU for not revealing names of anti-Israeli groups that received $$48 million to fuel conflict.
Days after Abdullah's visit, Freedom House, a 60-year-old global watchdog group with close ties to official Washington, released its 26th annual Press Freedom Survey of the world.
The school is not a mall," says Gary Ruskin, executive director of Commercial Alert, a watchdog group.
The watchdog group notes that some religious traditions recognize same-sex unions and some do not.
The move "raises questions about how the National Park Service is handling its duly as custodians of history," said Jeff Ruth, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the watchdog group that broke the story in late December.
THE WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME This annual, produced by the environmental watchdog group The Worldwatch Institute and UNEP, highlights trends in the world's environment, economy, and public health.
In a speech last year to the Coalition of Environmentally Responsible Economies, or CERES, the corporate watchdog group founded after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, Kraemer convinced the crowd he was the genuine article.
Samantha Smoot, executive director of the Texas Freedom Network, a statewide Religious Right watchdog group, agreed.