protector

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noun pro·tec·tor \prə-ˈtek-tər\

Definition of protector

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

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

protectorship

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Examples of protector in a Sentence

  1. She sees her older brother as her protector.

  2. a protector of free speech

14th Century

First Known Use of protector

14th century



PROTECTOR Defined for English Language Learners

protector

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noun pro·tec·tor \prə-ˈtek-tər\

Definition of protector for English Language Learners

  • : a person or thing that protects someone or something


PROTECTOR Defined for Kids

protector

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noun pro·tec·tor \prə-ˈtek-tər\

Definition of protector for Students

  1. :  a person or thing that shields from harm or is intended to shield from harm



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