the activity of protecting someone or something
"the witnesses demanded police protection"
protective covering, protective cover, protection(noun)
a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
"they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
defense against financial failure; financial independence
"his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"
the condition of being protected
"they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
auspices, protection, aegis(noun)
kindly endorsement and guidance
"the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
protection, trade protection(noun)
the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
"he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"
payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
"every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
The state of being safe.
A contraceptive device.
Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.
Restrictions on foreign competitors that limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file.)
the act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection
that which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge
a writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport
a theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade
Protection is the second album by Bristol-based trip hop collective Massive Attack. It was last to feature Tricky as a member of the group, after going solo with his album Maxinquaye in 1995.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
name given to the encouragement of certain home products of a country by imposing duties on foreign products of the class, opposed to free-trade.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. Preservation of the effectiveness and survivability of mission-related military and nonmilitary personnel, equipment, facilities, information, and infrastructure deployed or located within or outside the boundaries of a given operational area. 2. In space usage, active and passive defensive measures to ensure that United States and friendly space systems perform as designed by seeking to overcome an adversary
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Originally, the swaddling clothes of the infant, Industry; now, merely the shoe-lacings for the giant, Monopoly.
The protection symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the protection symbol and its characteristic.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'protection' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1269
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'protection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1874
Rank popularity for the word 'protection' in Nouns Frequency: #586
The numerical value of protection in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of protection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of protection in a Sentence
We believe victims, we support them, and we have paid for unlimited counseling by a provider of their choice, nothing is more important than the safety and protection of children in scouting, and we are outraged that there have been times when individuals took advantage of our programs to abuse innocent children.
The risk off trade was clearly visible in last week's fund flows, uncertainty of trade protection is becoming a growing concern for investors as the U.S.-China trade war heats up.
It is, therefore, a fact of law and of practical necessity that individuals are responsible for their own safety, and that of their loved ones. Police protection must be recognized for what it is: only an auxiliary general deterrent.
A lion or a tiger does not need bodyguards; only the weak and the coward need warriors to protect him! A king needs an army and soldiers, because he is weak and powerless. Wherever you see someone protected; there, you will see either the weak or the coward! Strong fist does not require defenders! Shining sword is not in need of protection!
The Philadelphia-based appeals court got The Philadelphia-based appeals court right, free speech deserve the highest level of protection on the public sidewalk. We're happy that we will get our day in court.
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Translations for protection
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- حَمَى, حمايةArabic
- proteccióCatalan, Valencian
- protekce, ochranaCzech
- protektionismi, turva, suojelu, turvaaminen, [[protektionistinen]] [[toimenpide]], vakuutusturva, turvallisuus, suojaaminen, ehkäisy, suoja, suojausFinnish
- sgàth, dìon, dìdean, sgiath, tèarmannScottish Gaelic
- pwoteksyonHaitian Creole
- 防護, 保護Japanese
- parastin, پاڕێزگاری, sitar, پاراستن, pena, sitirandinKurdish
- protectio, defensa, defensio, praesidiumLatin
- parahau, whakarurutangaMāori
- protecção, proteçãoPortuguese
- ocrotire, protejare, protecțieRomanian
- охрана, защитаRussian
- оберега, заступа, захист, заслона, прикриття, оборона, охорона, заступництво, забезпека, протекціонізмUkrainian
- sự bảo vệVietnamese
- waerantixhaedje, proteccionWalloon
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