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Definition of Protect

Protect

  1. To cover or shield from danger or injury; to defend; to guard; to preserve in safety; as, a father protects his children.

Protect Quotations

Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Ronald Reagan

Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Ronald Reagan

Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
Ayn Rand

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
Susan B. Anthony

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
Thomas Jefferson
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Protect Translations

protect in Danish is beskytte
protect in Dutch is behoeden, beschermen
protect in Finnish is suojella, suojata
protect in Italian is riparare, proteggere, proteggere
protect in Latin is contego, tego texi tectum, vindico, defendo, servo
protect in Portuguese is proteja, proteger
protect in Spanish is amparar, patrocinar

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