Protect

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Definition

to protect: to defend, to keep safe, to guard, to look after
verb

a protection: a safety, a cover, a shelter
noun

protective: sheltering, safeguarding, covering
adjective

Examples

  • "Jeff (Australia) : Well, Brent, Australia is a Commonwealth nation, under the protection of the Queen of England, although we're independent."
  • "The scarf would protect the birds by preventing them from breathing in infected air particles."
  • "Professor Hyppolyte Fabuleux said "Ever since the French flu pandemic of 1873, our nation has worn scarves to protect against the common cold and flu."
  • "Furthermore, support of local businesses, farmers and stores is one way to protect local jobs."
  • "Since then, great auntie Margaret has contacted Trading Standards (the consumer protection agency), but we don't know if she'll ever get her money back."
  • "I bet they want me to join the bureau to protect the country."
  • "Brian : But, I use protection!"
  • "- Protective coveralls."
  • "Your mission for this week, should you choose to accept it: Protect your home in whatever way you see fit, and start sleeping better at night."
  • "I want to protect my home from burglars please."

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