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The act of protecting
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“A healthy diet and lifestyle can often serve as effective protection against general illness.”
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The state of being protected, especially by someone or something serving as a guardian
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“Julian was kept under the protection of the foreign embassy until the situation grew untenable.”
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A person or thing that protects someone or something
“The massive walls had served the castle well as its protection against attacks from would-be invaders.”
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Someone who protects someone or something else
“The tall, imposing man would be Justin's protection from his overzealous fans.”
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A measure taken to preclude loss or injury
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A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces
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The health, happiness, and fortunes of a person or group
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The state of being insulated
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Protective covering
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Freedom from punishment, harm, or loss
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Something that encloses another thing, especially to protect it
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The quality of being impermeable
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Payment for membership
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A system or policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product from foreign competition by imposing tariffs, quotas, duties or other barriers on importations
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Insurance purchased by insurance companies that spreads the risk associated with selling insurance around so the danger of one large monetary loss is minimized
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A glass covering, originally bell-shaped, for garden plants to prevent frost damage and promote early growth
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Metal casing
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Partial or complete darkness, especially as produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface
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The action, treated as a criminal offence, of demanding money from someone in return for not revealing compromising information which one has about them
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A screen for a window, especially one on a roller or made of slats
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An enclosure protected by a wall of wooden posts
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A flexible sleeve made of latex or other impermeable material such as sheepskin, worn over an erect penis during intercourse as a contraceptive or as a way to prevent the spread of STDs
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The act of guarding, protecting, or guiding
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Protection
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Prevention of, or protective treatment for disease
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Soft, thick material used to line garments or pack fragile items, especially cotton wool formed into a fleecy layer
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A barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
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Someone or something that is a source of strength or security
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The action of fortifying or process of being fortified
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The more favorable condition or position in a competition
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A room or rooms rented out to someone, usually in the same residence as the owner
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A sum of money or other inducement offered or given to bribe someone
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An expedition to keep watch over an area, especially by guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals
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