Translation of "protect" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /prəˈtekt/ us /prəˈtekt/

B1 [ I or T ] to keep someone or something safe from injury, damage, or loss

clothing that protects you against the cold 禦寒的衣服
It's important to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun. 保護皮膚不受太陽的傷害是很重要的。
Surely the function of the law is to protect everyone's rights. 法律的作用當然是保護每個人的權利。
Of course the company will act to protect its financial interests in the country if war begins. 如果戰爭爆發,這個公司當然會採取行動保護它在這個國家的經濟利益。
Patients' names have been changed to protect their privacy. 病人的名字被改換,以保護他們的隱私。
Public pressure to protect the environment is strong and growing. 大眾要求保護環境的呼聲越來越強烈。
Vitamin C may help protect against cancer. 維生素C可能有助於抗癌。

[ T ] If a government protects a part of its country's trade or industry, it helps it by taxing goods from other countries.


[ T ] to provide someone with insurance against injury, damages, etc.


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