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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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