Examples of protection in a Sentence
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 of protection from the Web
Sabet said without the federal protection of the Cole memo, investments in the industry will dry up.
With the Trump administration scaling back the limited protections in the law for transgender rights and an unwelcoming Congress, the Supreme Court is the only branch of the federal government left to secure LGBT rights.
The pass protection will have to hold up — South Carolina's D.J. Wonnum (six sacks, 13 tackles for loss) is a handful.
Based on the Southern Hemisphere’s brutal season and the fact that this year’s vaccine was likely not a good match for the circulating strain, some experts are saying protection could be inadequate.
The president continued to ignore other parts of the law that remain untouched by the tax bill, including its Medicaid expansion benefiting low-income adults and the popular protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
Privacy advocates say the current protections are not sufficient and that changes should be made.
Transgender students aren’t guaranteed the right to use their bathroom of choice Individual schools have the prerogative to keep the protection intact, but the DOJ and the Department of Education have killed the rule that guaranteed it nationwide.
But just months after being sworn in as Donald Trump's director of the EPA, Pruitt reversed the special protections imposed under Obama.
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First Known Use of protection
Synonymsaegis (also egis), ammunition, armor, buckler, cover, guard, defense, safeguard, screen, security, shield, wall, ward
Antonymsdanger, distress, endangerment, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, trouble
Related Wordsarm, armament, munitions, weapon, weaponry; fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, stronghold
Near Antonymsaggression, assault, attack, offense (or offence), offensive
PROTECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protection for English Language Learners
: the state of being kept from harm, loss, etc. : the state of being protected
: something that keeps a person or thing from being harmed, lost, etc. : something that protects someone or something
: a device (such as a condom) that is used during sex to prevent pregnancy or the spread of diseases
PROTECTION Defined for Kids
legal Definition of protection
- entitled to constitutional protection
- protection of endangered species
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