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protector

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noun pro·tec·tor \prə-ˈtek-tər\

Simple Definition of protector

  • : a person or thing that protects someone or something

Full Definition of protector

  1. 1 a :  one that protects :  guardian b :  a device used to prevent injury :  guard

  2. 2 a :  one having the care of a kingdom during the king's minority :  regent b :  the executive head of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1653 to 1659 —called also Lord Protector of the Commonwealth

pro·tec·tor·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of protector

  1. She sees her older brother as her protector.

  2. a protector of free speech



14th Century

First Known Use of protector

14th century




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