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protective
British English: /prəˈtɛktɪv/
American English: /prəˈtɛktɪv/

Translation of protective in German:

adjective

  • 1 (protecting)
    schützend
    (hülle, -anstrich, -vorrichtung, -maske)
    be protective towards somebody
    fürsorglich gegenüber jemandem sein
    protective instinct be protective against something
    vor etwas Dat. schützen
    butterflies/tigers have protective camouflage/colouring
    Schmetterlinge/Tiger haben eine Tarntracht/Tarn- od. Schutzfärbung
    the soldiers wore protective camouflage
    die Soldaten trugen Tarnanzüge
  • 2 (Economics)
    protektionistisch
    (zoll)

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