Meaning of PROTECTION in English

PROTECTION

n. Function: noun

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Synonyms: DEFENSE 1, aegis, armament, armor, guard, safeguard, security, shield, ward

2 money paid under threat of depredation FF1C; offered protection to keep his store from being vandalized FF1E;

Synonyms: ||pad

Related Words: extortion, shakedown, squeeze; graft; bribe, payola

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.