Meaning of PROTECT in English

PROTECT

transcription, транскрипция: [ prətekt ]

( protects, protecting, protected)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

To protect someone or something means to prevent them from being harmed or damaged.

So, what can women do to protect themselves from heart disease?...

The government is committed to protecting the interests of tenants.

VERB : V n from/against n , V n , also V against n

2.

If an insurance policy protects you against an event such as death, injury, fire, or theft, the insurance company will give you or your family money if that event happens.

Many manufacturers have policies to protect themselves against blackmailers.

VERB : V n against n , also V against n

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