A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of protecting)
a. protection
En esos momentos, la ciudad se encontraba bajo la protección del rey.At that time, the city was under the protection of the king.
2. (something that protects)
a. protection
El parapeto sirve de protección contra el viento, pero no contra la lluvia.The parapet acts as a protection against the wind, but not the rain.
3. (condom)
a. protection
Practicar el sexo sin protección puede tener graves consecuencias.Practicing sex without protection can have serious consequences.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (sports)
a. guards
Cuando hago kick boxing, llevo siempre protecciones en la boca.I always wear mouth guards when doing kick boxing.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. protection
protección civilcivil defense
protección del consumidorconsumer protection
protección de datosdata protection
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protección civil civil defence o defense; (EEUU)
protección de datos data protection
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