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To protect or defend someone or something

protect

verb

to keep someone or something safe from harm, injury, damage, or loss

defend

verb

to protect someone or something from attack

save

verb

to make it possible for someone or something to avoid danger, harm, injury etc

stand up for

to defend someone or something that is being criticized or attacked

guard

verb

to protect someone or something from something dangerous or unpleasant

shield

verb

to protect something, usually from being hit, touched, or seen

watch over

to guard, protect, or be in charge of someone or something

safeguard

verb

to protect something or someone from being harmed or having problems

shelter

verb

to protect someone from difficult or unpleasant experiences

keep (a) watch

to watch someone carefully to make sure that they are safe or that they do not do something bad

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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