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protector

noun [C] uk   /prəˈtek.tər/ us    /-tɚ/
someone who protects someone or something: Philip II considered himself the protector of the Catholic Church. She has a reputation for being an ardent protector of individuals' liberties. a piece of equipment that protects someone: a back and chest protector
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