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Engelsk navneord: protection

1. protection (om handling) the activity of protecting someone or something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe witnesses demanded police protection.


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termeraccompaniment, air cover, care, charge, civil defense, covering, defence, defence, defense, defense, escort, guardianship, immunisation, immunization, inoculating, insulation, locking, lockup, momism, overprotection, overshielding, patrol, preservation, ruggedisation, ruggedization, saving, sealing, self-defence, self-defense, self-protection, shielding, tutelage, vaccinating, waterproofing

2. protection (om genstand) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had no protection from the fallout.
Wax provided protection for the floors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)protective cover, protective covering


Mindre specifikke termercovering


Mere specifikke termerarmguard, armor, armour, back, bell glass, bell jar, binder, binding, blind, bonnet, book binding, bracer, cap, cladding, cloche, coaster, cold frame, cover, cowl, cowling, crystal, dashboard, dust cover, escutcheon, faceplate, facing, fall-board, fallboard, finger plate, heat shield, hood, housing, liner, lining, mask, mulch, overlay, overlayer, ring-binder, roof, roof, screen, screen, scutcheon, shade, sheath, sheathing, shelter, shield, splashboard, splashboard, splasher, splasher, testudo, thumbstall, toecap, washboard, watch crystal, watch glass

3. protection (om forhold) defense against financial failure; financial independence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis pension gave him security in his old age.
Insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)security


Mindre specifikke termerassets


Mere specifikke termereasy street, hedge, hedging, insurance

4. protection (om tilstand) the condition of being protected


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were huddled together for protection.
He enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shelter


Mindre specifikke termersecurity


Mere specifikke termerindemnity, insurance, radioprotection

5. protection (om handling) kindly endorsement and guidance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tournament was held under the auspices of the city council.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aegis, auspices


Mindre specifikke termerendorsement, indorsement

6. protection (om handling) the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made trade protection a plank in the party platform.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)trade protection


Mindre specifikke termerimposition, infliction

7. protection (om handling) payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEvery store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tribute


Mindre specifikke termerextortion









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