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Adverb
Adverb for intended to protect someone or something
“So in terms of making the country work to be protective against these kinds of things, we have a way to go.”
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Adverb for having or showing a strong wish to protect someone or something
“I guess I was a bit protective of Beth, but she was my cousin and one of my best friends, and I knew Jake and Matt too well to want her to be with either of them.”
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Adverb for characteristic of fathers, paternal
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Paternalistically or authoritarianly
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Adverb for an agent that acts to preserve
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Adverb for shielded and protected from harm, damage or danger
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Patriotically or preferentially
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Adverb for honourable, especially to women
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Adverb for excessively protective, wanting to give too much protection (especially to children)
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