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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
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“The tall, imposing man would be Justin's protection from his overzealous fans.”
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A defensive wall, especially of a castle or walled city
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A measure taken to avoid danger or mistakes
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The state or characteristic of being separate or isolated from others
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The health, happiness, and fortunes of a person or group
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A person or thing that provides stability or confidence in an otherwise uncertain situation
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Protective covering
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A protective layer over a body intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces
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Exemption from punishment or loss
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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Payment for membership
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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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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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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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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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An enclosure protected by a wall of wooden posts, typically used as a prison
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A flexible sleeve worn for protection during coitus
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The action of strengthening the defenses or security of
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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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Advantage
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