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Spanish translation of “protect”

protect

verb /prəˈtekt/
to guard or defend from danger; to keep safe
proteger, amparar
She protected the children from every danger Which type of helmet protects the head best? He wore a fur jacket to protect himself against the cold.
protected adjective (of certain animals or birds) protected by law from being shot etc
protegido
a protected species.
protection /-ʃən/ noun the act of protecting or state of being protected
protección
He ran to his mother for protection This type of lock gives extra protection against burglary.
something that protects
protección
The trees were a good protection against the wind.
protective /-tiv/ adjective giving, or intended to give, protection
protector, de protección
protective clothing/glasses.
protector noun
protector
ear/eye protectors.
(Definition of protect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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