Definition of unprotected
1 : lacking protection or defense unprotected troops skin unprotected from the sun's rays
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
They're planning to build roads over thousands of acres of unprotected land.
If your computer is unprotected, you're likely to get a virus.
First Known Use of unprotected
UNPROTECTED Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of unprotected
: not protected; especially : performed without measures to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease unprotected sexual intercourse
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