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protection

Overview of noun protection

1. protection -- (the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection")

2. protective covering, protective cover, protection -- (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors")

3. security, protection -- (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")

4. protection, shelter -- (the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home")

5. auspices, protection, aegis -- (kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council")

6. protection, trade protection -- (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")

7. protection, tribute -- (payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection")



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