Translation of protective in Spanish:

protective

Pronunciation: /prəˈtektɪv/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [headgear/covering] protector; [clothing] de protección
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    • Other male contraceptive formulations in production have been shown to decrease good HDL cholesterol levels, which are protective against heart disease.
    • And that's not to mention research showing that beer is protective against gallstone formation, osteoporosis and even diabetes.
    • Although carbohydrates boosted blood sugar, protein produced stable glucose levels that may be more protective against afternoon tiredness.
    1.2 [attitude/feelings] protector he feels protective toward them tiene una actitud protectora para con ellos
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    • He is somewhat of a loner, rather introverted, and protective of his ‘space.’
    • I understand why he is so protective of his only girl, but sometimes it eats me up inside that I have to lie to him constantly.
    • These systems are often rigidly organized and protective of their members.

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