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  • n. The quality of being protective

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being protective.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disposition to protect or guard; the quality of being protective.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of providing protection
  • n. a feeling of protective affection


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