He fights for the protection of the environment.
Hard hats provide protection for the workers' heads.
The witness was placed under police protection.
Recent Examples on the WebThis set comes with three barrel sizes, a series of hair clips, and a glove for heat protection.—Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 4 Dec. 2023 It is also outfitted with Mips technology for ultimate protection.—Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 4 Dec. 2023 However, several states, Canadian municipalities and indigenous tribes, plus more than 2,600 individuals, voted against it because of the legal protections for the Sackler family, their affiliates and related entities.—Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 3 Dec. 2023 While courts have afforded presidents broad immunity for their official acts, the judges made clear that that protection does not cover just any act or speech undertaken by a president.—Alanna Durkin Richer and Eric Tucker The Associated Press, arkansasonline.com, 2 Dec. 2023 The rule was originally passed in June, following a set of bills enacted in September 2021 by the city to grant sweeping protections to food couriers.—Chris Dolmetsch, Fortune, 1 Dec. 2023 Herbert explained that the Chargers knew what Baltimore would do in that situation and took responsibility for not adjusting the protection.—Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 2023 The case set important precedent for due process protections for African Americans.—Chadd Scott, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 And while medical facilities, like hospitals, can lose their protection from military attacks under certain conditions, according to experts, the law sets a high bar to justify these attacks.—NBC News, 23 Nov. 2023 See More
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