protection /prəˈtɛkʃən/ noun
plural protections
plural protections
Learner's definition of PROTECTION
[noncount] : the state of being kept from harm, loss, etc. : the state of being protected
often + against often + from
: something that keeps a person or thing from being harmed, lost, etc. : something that protects someone or something
often + against often + from
often + against
often + from
[noncount] : a device (such as a condom) that is used during sex to prevent pregnancy or the spread of diseases
[noncount] : insurance against financial loss caused by fire, injury, damage, etc. often + against
[noncount] : a situation in which people (such as store owners) pay money to criminals so that the criminals will not hurt them or damage their property
often used before another noun