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  1. protection

    • IPA[prəˈtɛkʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of protecting, or the state of being protected;a person or thing that protects someone or something
    • noun: protection, plural noun: protections

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    • 1. the action of protecting, or the state of being protected the B vitamins give protection against infection his son was put under police protection 同義詞 defence, shielding, shelter, preservation, conservation, ... 更多
    • a person or thing that protects someone or something the castle was built as protection against the Saxons a protection against the evil eye 同義詞 barrier, buffer, shield, screen, hedge, ... 更多
    • a legal or other formal measure intended to preserve civil liberties and rights most Western countries provide constitutional protections for the civil and political rights of their citizens
    • a document guaranteeing immunity from harm to the person specified in it.
    • measures taken to prevent conception or sexually transmitted infection during sexual activity, especially the use of a condom we'd been told by a doctor we couldn't have any more kids, so hadn't used protection for years
    • the number and quality of running belays or other equipment employed to safeguard a pitch most European climbers drill bolts into rock rather than using removable protection
    • archaic used euphemistically to refer to the keeping of a mistress by her lover in a separate establishment she was living under his lordship's protection at Gloucester Gate
    • 2. the practice of paying money to criminals so as to prevent them from attacking oneself or one's property a protection racket protection money
    • money paid to criminals, especially on a regular basis, to prevent them from attacking oneself or one's property he was targeted after refusing to pay protection
    • n.
      protection of a metal structure from corrosion under water by making it act as an electrical ...

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    • n.
      legal control over access to and use of data stored in computers: data protection legislation

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    • n.
      sanitary towels and tampons, considered collectively.

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    • n.
      protection of oneself or itself.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      protection of oneself or itself.

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    • ph.
      an English court with jurisdiction over the affairs of people who are mentally ill or disabled, ...

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    • ph.
      (in the UK) a charitable organization founded in 1889 for the conservation of wild birds.

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    • IPA[prəˈtekSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of protecting, or the state of being protected: the B vitamins give protection against infection his son was put under police protection

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