protector Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"protector" in British English

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protectornoun [C]

uk   /prəˈtek.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
someone who ​protects someone or something: Philip II ​considered himself the protector of the ​Catholic Church. She has a ​reputation for being an ​ardent protector of ​individuals' ​liberties. a ​piece of ​equipment that ​protects someone: a back and ​chest protector
(Definition of protector from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"protector" in American English

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protectornoun [C]

 us   /prəˈtek·tər/
someone or something that ​protectspeople or things from ​injury or ​damage: After his ​parentsdied, he ​became the protector of his ​sisters. A $20 ​surge protector can ​saveyourcomputer.
(Definition of protector from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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