the activity of protecting someone or something
"the witnesses demanded police protection"
protective covering, protective cover, protection(noun)
a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
"they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
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"
protective covering, surety, auspices, security system, tribute, trade protection, security measures, certificate, aegis, security measure, security, protective cover, security department, shelter
the condition of being protected
"they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
auspices, protection, aegis(noun)
kindly endorsement and guidance
"the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council"
protection, trade protection(noun)
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"
payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
"every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The weak may speak or act in defense of the strong; none but the powerful can assure others of protection. A defense is ordinarily against actual attack; protection is against possible as well as actual dangers. We speak of defense against an assault, protection from the cold. Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong. Compare APOLOGY.
Defense against assault or assailants; in law, defense to an action, from the testimony.
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How to use protection in a sentence?
All Americans should be deeply concerned about the White House’s cynical decision to flout the law and attempt to put the ringleader of its dangerous, anti-consumer protection policies in charge of the CFPB, democrats will be firm in defending the rightful appointment of Leandra English as acting director.
Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of privilege, the distinguishing feature of a truly urbane culture. Out of the cave, the tribal teepee, the pueblo, the community fortress, man emerged to build himself a house of his own with a shelter in it for himself and his diversions. Every age has seen it so. The poor might have to huddle together in cities for need's sake, and the frontiersman cling to his neighbors for the sake of protection. But in each civilization, as it advanced, those who could afford it chose the luxury of a withdrawing-place.
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
We think antibodies correlate with protection, but we don't really know that yet.
There is no way to sugarcoat this, President Trump has taken a wrecking ball to environmental protection in the US, frankly I didn't think this would happen with the severity with this is happening. We have had changes in powers before. Different presidents strike a different balance. But this is a severe attack that we didn't expect.
Translations for protection
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- حَمَى, حمايةArabic
- proteccióCatalan, Valencian
- protekce, ochranaCzech
- protektionismi, turva, suojelu, turvaaminen, [[protektionistinen]] [[toimenpide]], vakuutusturva, turvallisuus, suojaaminen, ehkäisy, suoja, suojausFinnish
- sgàth, dìon, dìdean, sgiath, tèarmannScottish Gaelic
- pwoteksyonHaitian Creole
- 防護, 保護Japanese
- parastin, پاڕێزگاری, sitar, پاراستن, pena, sitirandinKurdish
- protectio, defensa, defensio, praesidiumLatin
- parahau, whakarurutangaMāori
- protecção, proteçãoPortuguese
- ocrotire, protejare, protecțieRomanian
- охрана, защитаRussian
- оберега, заступа, захист, заслона, прикриття, оборона, охорона, заступництво, забезпека, протекціонізмUkrainian
- sự bảo vệVietnamese
- waerantixhaedje, proteccionWalloon
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