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protection

noun [C/U]  us   /prəˈtek·ʃən/
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.
Translations of “protection”
in Korean 방어, 보호…
in Arabic حِماية…
in Portuguese proteção…
in Catalan protecció…
in Japanese 保護, 予防…
in Italian protezione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保護, 受保護, 保護費…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保护, 受保护, 保护费…
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