the activity of protecting someone or something
"the witnesses demanded police protection"
protective covering, protective cover, protectionnoun
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, aegisnoun
kindly endorsement and guidance
"the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
protection, trade protectionnoun
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
What is going to drive the teen pregnancy rate and protection from STDs is using it every time you have sex.
Whether it is 75 or 90 percent reduction doesn’t matter - it is a big drop in transmission, it means that not only is the individual vaccinated protected, the inoculation also provides protection to his or her surroundings.
When someone whose job it is to ensure the safety of the weapon hands someone else whose job was to be the secondary layer of protection for safety, and they hand it over to and you declare that that weapon is safe — that’s how I’ve lived my whole life, i’ve relied on the safety experts there to declare the gun is safe and hand me the gun. Never had a problem.
Respecting the EU data protection rules will help ensure that our privacy and fundamental rights will be upheld and that the European approach will be transparent and proportional.
In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.
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Translations for protection
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- حماية, حَمَىArabic
- proteccióCatalan, Valencian
- ochrana, protekceCzech
- [[protektionistinen]] [[toimenpide]], suojaus, vakuutusturva, suoja, turvaaminen, turvallisuus, suojelu, turva, suojaaminen, protektionismi, ehkäisyFinnish
- sgàth, tèarmann, dìon, sgiath, dìdeanScottish Gaelic
- pwoteksyonHaitian Creole
- 防護, 保護Japanese
- پاراستن, پاڕێزگاری, pena, sitar, sitirandin, parastinKurdish
- protectio, defensa, defensio, praesidiumLatin
- parahau, whakarurutangaMāori
- protecção, proteçãoPortuguese
- protecție, ocrotire, protejareRomanian
- защита, охранаRussian
- оберега, протекціонізм, забезпека, заступництво, охорона, оборона, прикриття, заслона, захист, заступаUkrainian
- sự bảo vệVietnamese
- proteccion, waerantixhaedjeWalloon
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