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Translation of "protect" - English-Spanish dictionary

protect

verb   /prəˈtekt/
B1 to keep someone or something safe from something dangerous or bad proteger It’s important to protect your skin from the sun.
(Definition of protect from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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