protection
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protection(
pruh
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tehk
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shihn
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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. (act of protecting)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I always carry a gun for personal protection.Yo siempre llevo un arma como protección personal.
2. (contraception)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My boyfriend and I always use protection.Mi novio y yo siempre usamos protección.
3. (insurance)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't want to drive my car because I have no protection if I have an accident.No quiero andar en auto porque no tengo protección si tengo un accidente.
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protection
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
protection moneyextorsión or impuesto m
protection racketred de extorsión
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protection [prəˈtekʃən]
noun
1 (gen) protección (f); amparo (m)
to be under sb's protection estar bajo la protección de algn; estar amparado por algn
2 (Insurance) (Ind) (Jur) protección (f)
the policy offers protection against ... la póliza protege contra ...
...civil rights bills providing a myriad of protections for gays, women and the disabled
3 (contraception) anticonceptivo (m)
they didn't use any protection no usaron ningún anticonceptivo; no se han cuidado
modifier
protection factor (n) [of sun cream] factor (m) de protección
protection money (n)
he pays 200 dollars a week protection money paga 200 dólares de protección a la semana
protection racket (n) chantaje (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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environmental protection agency
la agencia de protección ambiental
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