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Definición de “protection” en inglés

protection

noun [U]     /prəˈtekʃən/
the act of keeping someone or something safe from injury , damage , or loss , or the state of being protected in this way: We need protection from bad or incompetent doctors . Retailers believe the magnetic cards give the banks less protection against fraud . The package of employments rights included full legal protection from dismissal for strikers . copyright protection
LAW a situation in which a company in financial difficulty gets special legal treatment to help it stay in business : Chapter 11 would grant protection from creditors while the company attempts to reorganize .
ECONOMICS a situation in which a government helps a part of its country's industry by taxing goods from other countries or by limiting the amount of goods that can be imported : Import protection has formed a key part of industrial development policies in many Asian economies .
INSURANCE insurance against injury , damage , or loss : The insurance policy provides protection in case of accidental loss of life or serious injury . an income protection policy
→ See also bankruptcy protection, brand protection, consumer protection, credit protection, data protection, employment protection, investor protection, job protection, patent protection
(Definition of protection noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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