Lengua inglesa
verb (protected , protecting )
1 to shield someone or something from danger; to guard them or it against injury, destruction, etc; to keep safe.
2 to cover against loss, etc by insurance.
3 to shield (home industries) from foreign competition by taxing imports.
4 to recognize (a species) as being in danger of extinction and forbid its hunting or collection.
[16c: from Latin protegere , protectum to cover in front]

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