The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection.
That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge.
A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport.
A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade.
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it. George Washington
protection in Danish is beskyttelse
protection in Dutch is bescherming
protection in German is Schutz
protection in Italian is protezione
protection in Latin is ara, tutamen, tutela, custodia, munimentum
protection in Spanish is amparo
protection in Swedish is skydd, beskydd
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