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noun aegis, armor, asylum, barricade, buckler, bulwark, citadel, conservation, covering, covert, coverture, custody, defense, fortification, freedom from danger, guarantee, guard, guardianship, haven, hedge, immunity, invulnerability, oversight, palladium, panoply, praesidium, preservation, preserve, refuge, safe conduct, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, salvation, security, shelter, shield, strength, stronghold, support, tutela, tutelage, wardship, wing
Foreign phrases: Inde datae leges ne fortior omnia posset.Laws were make lest the stronger might become alllowerful.
See also: adoption, advantage, affiliation, assistance, auspices, behalf, blackmail, bribe, bulwark, charge, conservation, coverage, custody, defense, direction, ecology, gratuity, guidance, haven, immunity, impunity, insurance, inviolability, lodging, panoply, patronage, precaution, preservation, refuge, reinforcement, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, security, shield, supervision, support, surveillance, trust, veil, ward

PROTECTION, merc. law, The name of a document generally given by notaries public, to sailors and other persons going abroad, in which is certified that the bearer therein named, is a citizen of the United States.

PROTECTION, government. That benefit or safety which the government affords to the citizens.

PROTECTION, Eng. law. A privilege granted by the king to a party to an action, by which he is protected from a judgment which would otherwise be rendered against him. Of these protections there are several kinds. F. N. B. 65.

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Fontana Center for Child Protection, the agency's efforts will educate the public on its role in protecting our children, and complement the Center's year-round commitment to advancing the field of child abuse protection.
His former girlfriend, who lives in Sturbridge, had obtained an abuse protection order against him Sept.
The server in question had been put on a blacklist by some selppointed body I had never heard o called the Mail Abuse Protection System (Maps).
Those employees have helped the company achieve a 96% customer retention rate by providing outstanding customer service and industry-leading fraud and abuse protection solutions for online businesses.
At the end of the month, a conference for the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents will consider the introduction of Domestic Abuse Protection Orders, which would require men with a history of violence in the home to disclose it to new partners.
His former girlfriend, who lives in Sturbridge, was granted an abuse protection order against him Sept.