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English definition of “sheltered”

sheltered

adjective     /ˈʃel.təd/ US  /-t̬ɚd/
protected from wind, rain, or other bad weather: We found a sheltered spot (= place) to have our picnic.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
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