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guard·ed

 (gär′dĭd)
adj.
1. Protected; defended.
2. Watched over; supervised.
3. Cautious; restrained: We view these changes with guarded optimism.

guard′ed·ly adv.
guard′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.guardedly - in a conservative manner; "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."
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Translations
بِحَذَر، باحْتِراس
obezřetně
forsigtigt
tartózkodóan
varlega
ihtiyatla

guardedly

[ˈgɑːdɪdlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → cautelosamente, con cautela
I feel guardedly optimisticme siento comedidamente or moderadamente optimista
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

guardedly

[ˈgɑːrdɪdli] adv
(= cagily) [say] → prudemment
(= cautiously) [optimistic] → prudemment
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

guardedly

advvorsichtig; smilezurückhaltend; guardedly optimisticvorsichtig optimistisch
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

guardedly

[ˈgɑːdɪdlɪ] advin modo guardingo, con circospezione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

guard

(gaːd) verb
1. to protect from danger or attack. The soldiers were guarding the king/palace.
2. to prevent (a person) escaping, (something) happening. The soldiers guarded their prisoners; to guard against mistakes.
noun
1. someone who or something which protects. a guard round the king; a guard in front of the fire.
2. someone whose job is to prevent (a person) escaping. There was a guard with the prisoner every hour of the day.
3. (American conductor) a person in charge of a train.
4. the act or duty of guarding.
ˈguarded adjective
cautious. He gave guarded replies.
ˈguardedly adverb
guard of honour
soldiers or other people who are lined up as an honour to someone important. A guard of honour greeted the President at the airport.
keep guard (on)
The soldiers kept guard (on the prisoner).
off guard
unprepared. He hit me while I was off guard; to catch someone off guard.
on guard
prepared. Be on your guard against his tricks.
stand guard
to be on duty as a guard. He stood guard at the gates.
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References in classic literature ?
He spoke softly and guardedly; and when he was about to make a statement on his sole responsibility or offer a suggestion, he weighed it by drachms and scruples first, with the crook of his little stick placed meditatively to his teeth.
"I ought to have spoken more guardedly of him," I said, bitterly.
Though she spoke guardedly, her next words revealed suspicions of foul play lurking in her mind--exactly reflecting similar suspicions lurking in Crayford's mind--which so distressed the lieutenant, and so surprised his comrades, as to render them quite incapable of answering her.
He roamed the smooth lawns with Claire, and sat with her on the rustic benches and talked guardedly of lubricating oil.
When uttering that assumed name he would make for himself a guardedly solemn and reserved face as though he were afraid lest I should presume to smile, lest he himself should venture to smile, and the sacred formality of our relations should be outraged beyond mending.
The Chief Inspector, stooping guardedly over the table, fought down the unpleasant sensation in his throat.
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is 'guardedly optimistic' the pending bill on premature campaigning will finally be passed in the 18th Congress.
"So, while it is motivated by the best intentions, kami we are guardedly optimistic.
Meanwhile, (https://www.news18.com/news/world/china-reacts-guardedly-to-indias-asat-missile-test-hopes-nations-will-uphold-peace-in-space-2079783.html) China reacted guardedly to India's anti-satellite missile test and urged countries to maintain peace and tranquillity in the outer space.
Roger Sedjo, a senior fellow at an environmental think tank and a shared recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on climate assessment, is guardedly hopeful about humanity's ability to deal with climate change -- though Surviving Global Warming, in stark but realistic terms, argues that it must be handled differently.
"It's going to be a different world from the world that we were in on the Enterprise, and I say 'we' guardedly, because I don't really yet know who the 'we' will be," Sir Patrick said.