Definition of 'protected'
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This is a beauty spot and protected area for wildlife. The Sun (2016)Sparkling wine from the county has been granted protected regional status, bringing it in line with the elite winemaking regions of Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a beauty spot and protected area for wildlife. The Sun (2016)Sparkling wine from the county has been granted protected regional status, bringing it in line with the elite winemaking regions of Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The manner of his arrival shows his protected status. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Investigators suspect he bribed officials to build on protected rural land. The Sun (2010)It's a protected area because of the turtles and there are very few buildings in sight. The Sun (2010)It's a nature reserve and a protected area. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pair pleaded guilty to trespassing, and to stealing and keeping a protected animal. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He admitted causing unnecessary suffering to protected animals and was jailed for 12 weeks. The Sun (2012)Meanwhile, the contagion is spreading to beasts with no protected status. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said the department's protected status placed extra pressure on him to ensure that money was spent wisely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The borough council was delighted, and withdrew the area's status as protected landscape. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The plant is not in a protected area, but the business case for it depends on the technology being rolled out to other areas which are protected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Problem one is that a lot of forest has been destroyed; problem two is that the bits of protected forest that are left are not joined up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Conservation officers get the beasts to trample shacks on protected forest land in the Assam region, where hilly terrain makes bulldozers impractical. The Sun (2013)They had a campaign in 2009 to give it EU protected status. The Sun (2013)
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