unprotected

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adjective un·pro·tect·ed \ˌən-prə-ˈtek-təd\

Definition of unprotected

  1. 1 :  lacking protection or defense <unprotected troops> <skin unprotected from the sun's rays>

  2. 2 :  performed without the use of birth control to prevent pregnancy; also :  performed without the use of a condom to prevent spread of sexually transmitted disease <unprotected sex>

Examples of unprotected in a sentence

  1. They're planning to build roads over thousands of acres of unprotected land.

  2. If your computer is unprotected, you're likely to get a virus.

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First Known Use of unprotected

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UNPROTECTED Defined for English Language Learners

unprotected

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adjective un·pro·tect·ed \ˌən-prə-ˈtek-təd\

Definition of unprotected for English Language Learners

  • : not guarded or kept from something that can cause harm or damage

  • of sexual activity : done without using anything (such as a condom) that can prevent unwanted pregnancy or the spread of disease (such as AIDS)


Medical Dictionary

unprotected

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adjective un·pro·tect·ed \-prə-ˈtek-təd\

Medical Definition of unprotected

  1. :  not protected; especially :  performed without measures to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease <unprotected sexual intercourse>



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