Translation of protection in Spanish:

protection

Pronunciation: /prəˈtekʃən/

n

  • 1.1 u (act, state) protection (from/against sb/sth) protección (f)(contra algn/algo) police protection protección policial to be under sb's protection estar* bajo la protección de algn (before n) protection moneydinero que se paga al chantajista para que no cause daños en un comercio protection racket chantaje (m) (que se practica a propietarios de comercios)
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    • In one incident, he hacked away at the forelocks of horses - leaving them without protection against eye infections.
    • The condom offers protection against infections, as well as serious sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV.
    • Yes, private residences don't offer adequate protection against nuclear fallout.
    1.2 (safeguard) (no pl) protection (against sth) protección (f)(contra algo)
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    • Roommates, siblings, and other human arrangements would benefit from such legal protections as a civil union.
    • It brings a lot of the workers under legal protections of U.S. labor law, which should benefit them.
    • A private school may not offer the legal protections given to public school students.

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