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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. protection: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. protection: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. protection: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. protection: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. protection: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. protection: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Protection, protection: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. protection: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Protection: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. protection: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. protection: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. protection: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. protection: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. protection: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Protection, protection: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. protection: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Protection (Donna Summer song), Protection (Face to Face album), Protection (Massive Attack album), Protection (Massive Attack song), Protection (album), Protection (climbing), Protection (disambiguation), Protection (film), Protection (poker), Protection (song), Protection: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Protection: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. protection: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. protection: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. protection, protection (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. protection: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Protection: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. protection: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. protection: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. protection: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. protection: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. protection: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. protection: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Protection: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  2. protection: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. Protection: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  4. PROTECTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  5. Protection (disambiguation), protection: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. protection: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Protection (disambiguation), protection: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. protection: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Protection (disambiguation), protection: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Protection: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Protection: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Protection: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. protection: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. Protection (IP): Glossary of Agricultural Terms, Programs and Laws [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (protection)

noun:  payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence ("Every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection")
noun:  the activity of protecting someone or something ("The witnesses demanded police protection")
noun:  the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition ("He made trade protection a plank in the party platform")
noun:  the condition of being protected ("They were huddled together for protection")
noun:  kindly endorsement and guidance
noun:  defense against financial failure; financial independence ("Insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness")
noun:  a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury ("They had no protection from the fallout")

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Phrases that include protection:   equal protection, order of protection, data protection act, protection orders, tariff protection, more...

Words similar to protection:   aegis, shelter, auspices, guarding, protecting, security, tribute, egis, protective covering, shield, trade protection, more...


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