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American English: /ˌənprəˈtɛktəd/
British English: /ʌnprəˈtɛktɪd/

Translation of unprotected in Spanish:


  • sin protección
    their faces were unprotected
    llevaban la cara sin proteger or sin protección
    it would leave the country unprotected in time of war
    dejaría al país indefenso or desprotegido or sin protección en tiempo de guerra
    Example sentences
    • The elves were unarmed and unprotected against the men, who appeared to bear the battle marks that the men of Orslic had worn during the War of Boundaries.
    • Nearly half the homes here have been levelled leaving survivors unprotected against the soaring heat of the day and near-freezing mountain temperatures at night.
    • Anger is her only emotional resource in conflict and it leaves her totally unprotected against other people and herself most of all.

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