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adjective as in shielded

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“I asked to remain anonymous to protect my family, and it ended up that my family got attacked,” Potts said.

It is on those of us who are building companies to protect the wisdom gleaned from community intelligence, to use it responsibly, and to build platforms that advance us all.

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After mapping established protected areas, which account for 15 percent of Earth’s land, researchers sequentially calculated how much more land needs protecting to meet different goals.

“Customers’ personal data and privacy would be protected using this approach,” the researchers wrote.

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He said, “Well, I can see that you guys have created an island in this fire, and we’re here to help you protect it.”

It is grandstanding for a right rarely protected unless under immediate attack.

The story of a mother, her son, the police who protected them, and the peaceful protest that brought them all together.

Just another golden treasure hidden somewhere in the great unknown, waiting to be discovered, plundered and protected.

And when there are transgressions, the perpetrators should be brought to justice, not protected.

Perhaps more importantly, she protected and elevated causes and voices—diverse voices—that would have otherwise never been heard.

Thus a straw rope enclosing twenty or more eggs, well protected, was made and thrown over the top of the load.

This damage to grapes would not, however, be much felt in Guernsey, as all the grapes are protected by orchard-houses.

Provisions are to some extent protected from them, by placing the legs of the tables and presses in plates filled with water.

The warriors carried sharp spears, bows, and poisoned arrows, and each man was protected by a wooden shield.

If he is restricted to cash sales only, or is not protected by usage in selling on credit, he cannot do so.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protected, such as: covered, guaranteed, guarded, preserved, secured, and sheltered.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.