protect

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protect /prəˈtɛkt/ verb
protects; protected; protecting
protect
/prəˈtɛkt/
verb
protects; protected; protecting
Learner's definition of PROTECT
: to keep (someone or something) from being harmed, lost, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
: to save (someone) from financial loss caused by fire, injury, damage, etc. usually + against
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] sports : to try to stop opponents from scoring at (your goal)

— protected

adjective, always used before a noun [more protected; most protected]
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