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protective

Overview of adj protective

1. protective -- (intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs")

2. protective -- (showing care; "a protective mother")

3. protective -- ((usually followed by `of') solicitously caring or mindful; "protective of his reputation")



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