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pruh tek shuhn

  • n  the activity of protecting someone or something
    the witnesses demanded police protection
  • n  a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    they had no protection from the fallout
    wax provided protection for the floors
  • n  defense against financial failure; financial independence
    insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness
  • n  the condition of being protected
    they were huddled together for protection
    he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home
  • n  kindly endorsement and guidance
  • n  the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition
    he made trade protection a plank in the party platform
  • n  payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
    every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection

  • One organization chooses the world's wonders that most need protection and lists them as endangered-species and eligible for international stewardship and restoration funds.
  • Like the Taliban in the late 1990s in Afghanistan, the jihadists are believed to be providing leaders of al-Qaeda with the protection they need to regroup and train new operatives.
  • protection grounds, the court must determine whether the reasons underlying the tradition are sufficient to satisfy constitutional requirements.
News & Articles

  • National Truck Protection Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary
    National Truck Protection Inc. , North America’s leading independent provider of extended service contracts to the trucking industry, is pleased to announce that it is
    June 13, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • United Protection Security Group Inc. in Bankruptcy
    United Protection Security Group Inc. in Bankruptcy
    June 11, 2013 - CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance
  • Overdraft protection can be costly, government study finds
    Overdraft protection programs are complex and confusing and can make it difficult for checking account customers to know when they are going to get dinged with a fee, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).The agency’s study released on Tuesday raises serious questions about overdraft practices at some of the nation’s larger financial institutions (more ...
    June 11, 2013 - MSNBC
Quotes

  • Al Gore in The Age
    I am deeply honoured to receive the Nobel Peace Prize,Mr Gore said in a statement. "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 per cent of the proceeds of the award to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a bipartisan non-profit organisation...
  • Robert Sarver in FOXNews
    Sarver says that due to the law "our basic principles of equal rights and protection under the law are being called into question."
  • Antonin Scalia in Christian Science Monitor
    Under any standards of scrutiny that we have applied to enumerated constitutional rights, banning from the home the most preferred firearm in the nation to keep and use for protection of one's home and family, would fail constitutional muster,...

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