- v. present participle of protect.
- adj. shielding (or designed to shield) against harm or discomfort
“This, tribunes, is what you call protecting the plebs, exposing it to be helplessly butchered by the enemy!”
“Friend said unhappy home buyers are hampered by current laws, which she characterized as protecting home builders more than they do consumers.”
“Which reminds me of this Slashdot piece about IDG's international legal debacles in "protecting" the "For Dummies" brand.”
“Still, not one state supported Gerry’s motion.37 Later the delegates rejected motions to protect freedom of the press, to include a phrase protecting the people’s liberty against standing armies in time of peace, and, again, to guarantee jury trials in civil cases.”
“Certainly the state has a different, but similar role to play in protecting its legal residents from unfair competition and its businesses from getting undercut by other businesses who employ illegal workers.”
“Does the state have a compelling interest in protecting her by imposing naming standards?”
“What is there national interest in protecting the Palestinians?”
“I also think that our over-regulating and over-protecting is producing a generation of helpless drones.”
“The thing about these “bans” that has struck me as a little bizarre is they do not seem scientifically effective in protecting the blood supply, as they rely only on a social discouragement not to donate.”
“Stan: The thing about these “bans” that has struck me as a little bizarre is they do not seem scientifically effective in protecting the blood supply, as they rely only on a social discouragement not to donate.”
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