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English definition of “cover”

cover

verb (PROTECT)    /ˈkʌv.ər/ US  //
C1 [T] to protect someone against loss, damage, accident, or having something stolen, by having insurance: Does your travel insurance cover you against/for the loss or theft of cash?Insurance cover yourself to do something to protect yourself from blame or criticism in the future: I kept copies of my expense receipts, just to cover myself.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
(Definition of cover verb (PROTECT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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