Definitions of "protect"
  1. The act of providing a shield to prevent harm or injury
  2. The process to ensure the preservation and uphold the integrity of something against any form of encroachment, infringement, restriction, or violation, with the help of legal or constitutional guarantees
  3. The method of limiting competition, particularly for domestic industries, via the use of tariffs or other controls on trade
How to use "protect" in a sentence
  1. The law was enacted to protect the rights of small business owners.
  2. Environmental regulations aim to protect natural ecosystems from deterioration.
  3. The country instituted trade controls to protect its local technology industry from foreign competitors.

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