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protection

noun [C/U]  /prəˈtek·ʃən/ us  
the condition or state of being kept safe from injury, damage, or loss: [U] Their tent offered little protection against the storm. [C] The proposed law is intended to provide legal protections for farm workers. [U] These laws may not provide enough protection for some endangered species.
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