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unprotected

adjective     /ˌʌn.prəˈtek.tɪd/
not protected and therefore able to be harmed or damaged: Water and other liquids can stain unprotected wood surfaces. Although some marine mammals are protected by environmental laws, many remain unprotected. The lack of a shell leaves the larvae unprotected against predators.Weakness and vulnerability unprotected sex sexual activity without a condomContraception
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