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Adjective: protected  pru'tek-tid
  1. Kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss
    "the most protected spot I could find"
  2. Guarded from injury or destruction
    - saved
Verb: protect  pru'tekt
  1. Shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
    "Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain"
  2. (trade) use tariffs to favour domestic industry

See also: bastioned, battlemented, burglarproof, covert, fortified, invulnerable, moated, preserved, secure, shielded, snug, stormproof, weatherproof, weathertight

Type of: assist, defend

Antonym: unprotected

Encyclopedia: Protected