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Definition of Protection
ProtectionProtection Pro*tec"tion, n. [L. protectio: cf. F. protection.]
1. The act of protecting, or the state of being protected;
preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense;
shelter; as, the weak need protection.
To your protection I commend me, gods. --Shak.
2. That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a
shield; a refuge.
Let them rise up . . . and be your protection.
3. A writing that protects or secures from molestation or
arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport.
He . . . gave them protections under his hand.
4. (Polit. Econ.) A theory, or a policy, of protecting the
producers in a country from foreign competition in the
home market by the imposition of such discriminating
duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or
prevent their importation; -- opposed to free trade.
Writ of protection. (Law)
(a) A writ by which the king formerly exempted a person
from arrest; -- now disused. [Eng.] --Blackstone.
(b) A judicial writ issued to a person required to attend
court, as party, juror, etc., intended to secure him
from arrest in coming, staying, and returning.
Syn: Preservation; defense; guard; shelter; refuge; security;
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