Definition of 'unprotected'
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And we only love him more for recognising how unprotected that leaves him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But that leaves most adults unprotected. The Sun (2011)His absurd plan to deliver a surplus entirely through cuts to unprotected departments is tantamount to a proposal to abolish the police. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And now he was proposing to leave her unprotected while he pursued yet another prospect that would end in the usual failure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Certainly sunbathing, tanning beds and leaving the skin unprotected for long periods all carry big risks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It leaves your groin unprotected. The Sun (2011)Against that, though, must be weighed the risk of sunburn and skin cancer from longer exposure to sunshine on unprotected skin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'unprotected'
British English: unprotected ADJECTIVE
An unprotected person or place is not looked after or defended, and so they may be harmed or attacked.
Exposure of unprotected skin to the sun carries the risk of developing skin cancer.
Definition of unprotected from the Collins English Dictionary
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