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Definición de “protect” en inglés

protect

verb     /prəˈtekt/
[I or T] to keep someone or something safe from injury , damage , or loss : protect sb/sth from sth They produce a self-adhesive plastic cover designed to protect CDs from scratches .protect sb/sth against sth The company has been ordered to take corrective action to protect consumers against high-pressure sales tactics .protect against sth The investment does not insure profits or protect against losses in a declining market .protect sb's interests/investments/rights The agreement obliges WTO Members to protect the rights , including copyrights and trademarks , of citizens of all other Members . This material is protected by copyright .
[T] ECONOMICS if a government protects part of its country's trade or industry , it helps it by taxing goods from other countries or limiting the amount of goods that can be imported : Import barriers protected the fledgling enterprises . a protected industry / market
[I or T] INSURANCE to provide someone with insurance against injury , damage , or loss : Workers should take out insurance , whether to cover themselves against a particular illness or to protect their income .protect against sth Life annuities protect against the risk of people outliving their savings .
(Definition of protect verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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