Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: protection

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe witnesses demanded police protection.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaccompaniment, 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 gjenstand) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcovering


Mere spesifikke uttrykkarmguard, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)security


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassets


Mere spesifikke uttrykkeasy 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)shelter


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksecurity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkindemnity, insurance, radioprotection

5. protection (om handling) kindly endorsement and guidance


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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)aegis, auspices


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkendorsement, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)trade protection


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkimposition, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)tribute


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkextortion









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