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adjective sheltered pronunciation in British English /ˈʃeltə(r)d/
  1. 1
    a sheltered place is not affected by bad weather

    These plants will flourish in a sunny sheltered position.

  2. 2
    someone who has had a sheltered life has not had the usual unpleasant experiences that most people have in their lives

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