Definition of protector in English:
1A person or thing that protects someone or something: ear protectors a passionate protector of animal rights
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- The biggest of the ringing bells is three tonnes and an arresting sight as it gracefully arcs round, even if we can't hear it to its full capacity thanks to our bright red ear protectors.
- In the way they are described in this bill they sound a bit like glamorised security guards and protectors of the collections.
- Currently, though, and from a historical standpoint, the custodians and protectors of the document inspire little confidence.
2.1 (also Lord Protector) The title of the head of state in England during the later period of the Commonwealth between 1653 and 1659, first Oliver Cromwell (1653–58), then his son Richard (1658–59).
- Through his unique talents as a politician and military commander during the Civil War, Oliver Cromwell rose from humble origins to become Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England.
- In 1653 it became the home of Oliver Cromwell after he was made Lord Protector of the Commonwealth.
- Example sentences
- While few can argue against the appropriateness of the U.N. protectorship over the territory, the way its representatives and personnel present themselves will be crucial to social stability.
- In London too, fine cuisine is increasingly under the protectorship of hotels.
- Eleanor is sentenced to banishment and Gloucester surrenders the protectorship.
Words that rhyme with protectorbisector, collector, connector, convector, corrector, defector, deflector, detector, director, ejector, elector, erector, hector, injector, inspector, nectar, objector, perfecter, projector, prospector, rector, reflector, rejector, respecter, sector, selector, Spector, spectre (US specter), vector
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