Definition of 'protection'
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The only people who get protection are the producers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These cards provide some protection if the goods and services you have booked are not delivered. The Sun (2016)Diplomatic sources say both men are under official protection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company has referred the group to its host protection insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You will still need a portfolio approach that offers some protection when individual investments go wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The force failed to provide officers with ear protection for three decades. The Sun (2017)The charities say that the clearance of the camp has been mishandled and younger refugees should have been given protection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The announcement sparked investigations by data protection groups in Europe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They needed protection from capricious employment and help with relationships, parenting, and skills. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She had no proof of postage so she wasn't covered by the provider's protection policy. The Sun (2016)Pray for protection from evil and victory over temptation. Christianity Today (2000)It also gives protection from the sun. The Sun (2007)The only justification for prisons is to house people for the protection of the public and themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It also picks up protection money from illegal gold miners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Under apartheid she and her husband enjoyed vast protection and sheltered employment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Riot police also gave the officials protection as they left the pitch at the final whistle. The Sun (2011)What she can do is protect herself from further damage and use protection. The Sun (2010)This is needed to cover the costs of issues such as payment protection insurance compensation claims. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These can leave skin feeling smooth and also offer extra sun protection. The Sun (2012)When his protection officers found out they put a stop to it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)See website for details of our data protection policy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are also companies involved in security and flood protection. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There were clearly concerns about data protection. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The payment protection insurance scandal is certainly not the only example by our high street banks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His celebrity status has given him protection and that is wrong. The Sun (2014)Its proposals include a new fee structure and increased protection for vulnerable people. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Everybody pays protection money to the mafia. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They also provide cast-iron protection from inflation only if you hold them to maturity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)America has stronger protection for press freedom, meaning its websites are freer to print pictures like this. The Sun (2012)I think he was on protection duty in the woods. The Sun (2013)US agriculture, broadcasting, airlines and merchant shipping all enjoy some legal protection against foreign competition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'protection'
British English: protection /prəˈtɛkʃən/ NOUN
If something gives protection against something unpleasant, it prevents people or things from being harmed or damaged by it.
Self-confidence is the best protection against bullying.
- American English: protection
- Arabic: حِمَايَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: proteção
- Chinese: 保护
- Croatian: zaštita
- Czech: ochrana
- Danish: beskyttelse
- Dutch: bescherming
- European Spanish: protección defensa
- Finnish: suojelu
- French: protection
- German: Schutz
- Greek: προστασία
- Italian: protezione
- Japanese: 保護
- Korean: 보호
- Norwegian: beskyttelse
- Polish: ochrona
- European Portuguese: proteção
- Romanian: protecție
- Russian: защита
- Spanish: protección
- Swedish: skydd
- Thai: การป้องกัน
- Turkish: koruma
- Ukrainian: захист
- Vietnamese: sự bảo vệ
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