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American English: /prəˈtɛkt/
British English: /prəˈtɛkt/

Translation of protect in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (person/animal)
    to protect something/somebody from/against something/somebody
    proteger algo/a alguien de/contra algo/alguien
    to protect tenants from unscrupulous landlords
    proteger a los inquilinos de los propietarios sin escrúpulos
    it protects you against colds
    te protege contra los resfriados
    a protected species
    una especie protegida
    Example sentences
    • She must accept the inevitable and protect against the greater harm.
    • A number of acute-phase reactants protect against tissue injury in response to heat stress.
    • I promised to protect you, all those years ago at the orphanage, and that's what I am doing right now.
    Example sentences
    • Many of the actions required are already within the scope of existing conventions concerned with wildlife conservation, insofar as they list marine species or marine protected areas on their annexes.
    • Sadly all these developments are taking place in areas that were previously protected from any tourist development projects.
    • The decision opens the previously protected areas to development.

intransitive verb

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