shield against

phrasal verb

shielded against; shielding against; shields against
: a protection from
Exercise and good nutrition are a shield against disease.

Examples of shield against in a Sentence

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“Shield against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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