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noun British English pronunciation: protection /prəˈtekʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularprotection
pluralprotections
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of keeping someone or something safe, or the condition of being kept safe
    protection of:

    the protection of intellectual property rights

    protection against:

    A healthy diet should provide protection against disease.

    protection from:

    The company filed for court protection from its creditors.

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