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protection

pro·tec·tion

protection

 
pronunciation:
pr tek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of keeping something safe from harm or the condition of being protected.
We lock the doors at night for protection.
synonyms:
care, defense, guarding, preservation, safeguarding, safety, security
similar words:
championship, charge, shelter
definition 2: a person or thing that protects.
Use sunscreen as protection against sunburn.
synonyms:
defense, guard, guardian, safeguard, shield
similar words:
preserver, refuge, sanctuary, screen, security, shelter
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