\pɹətˈɛkʃən], \pɹətˈɛkʃən], \p_ɹ_ə_t_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of PROTECTION
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- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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n. Act of protecting; defence ; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance ; -state of being protected ; - preservation ; guard; shelter ;-that which protects or preserves from injury ;-a writing that protects ; safe-conduct ; passport-exemption from arrest for debt, &c., conceded to foreign ambassadors, members of parliament, &c.; -exemption from arrest or legal process granted to witnesses in certain cases where their evidence might criminate themselves ;- in political economy, an artificial advantage conceded to articles of home produce and manufacture by prohibition of, or excessive duties levied on, articles of foreign produce or manufacture.
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