Translation of "protection" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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protectionnoun [ U ]

uk /prəˈtek.ʃən/ us /prəˈtek.ʃən/

B2 the act of protecting or state of being protected

Their flimsy tent gave/offered little protection against the severe storm. 他们薄薄的帐篷几乎无法抵挡狂风暴雨的袭击。
Round-the-clock police protection is given to all senior politicians. 对所有的高层政界人士都采取了24小时的警力保护。
New legislation still does not offer adequate protection for many endangered species. 新的法律还是没有给许多濒临灭绝的物种提供充分的保护。
Always wear goggles as a protection for your eyes when using the machines. 使用这些机器时要时刻戴好护目镜以保护眼睛。
The insurance policy provides protection (= will make a financial payment) in case of accidental loss of life or serious injury. 这份保险单为意外死亡或重伤提供保险。

informal for protection money


a condom (= thin rubber covering for the penis) used as a way of preventing pregnancy or the spread of disease

Did you use any protection? 你用了避孕套吗?

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(Translation of “protection” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)