Meaning of PROTECTIVE in English

PROTECTIVE

■ adjective

1》 serving, intended, or wishing to protect.

2》 Economics relating to protectionism.

■ noun Brit. a thing that protects.

↘ dated a condom.

Derivatives

~ly adverb

~ness noun

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