Associations to the word «Protection»

Wiktionary

PROTECTION, noun. The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
PROTECTION, noun. The state of being safe.
PROTECTION, noun. A means of keeping or remaining safe.
PROTECTION, noun. A means, such as a condom, of preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease.
PROTECTION, noun. (insurance) Coverage.
PROTECTION, noun. Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.
PROTECTION, noun. (economics) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
PROTECTION, noun. (computing) An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file).
PROTECTION COURSE, noun. (construction) A sacrificial material used to shield a waterproofing material from damaging external forces.
PROTECTION COURSES, noun. Plural of protection course
PROTECTION MONEY, noun. Money paid, especially at regular intervals, to criminals or to corrupt officials who threaten to cause harm to the payer or to his or her business if the money is not paid.
PROTECTION PROXY, noun. (Internet) A proxy that controls access to a resource based on access rights.
PROTECTION RACKET, noun. A scheme in which a criminal group provides protection to a business via violence outside legal authority.
PROTECTION RACKETS, noun. Plural of protection racket

Dictionary definition

PROTECTION, noun. The activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection".
PROTECTION, noun. A covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors".
PROTECTION, noun. Defense against financial failure; financial independence; "his pension gave him security in his old age"; "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness".
PROTECTION, noun. The condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home".
PROTECTION, noun. Kindly endorsement and guidance; "the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council".
PROTECTION, noun. The imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition; "he made trade protection a plank in the party platform".
PROTECTION, noun. Payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection".

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran