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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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Cardinal Health, which manufactures surgical gowns, surgical drapes, facial protection, head and shoe covers, is also responding to the healthcare industry's call for infection protection while meeting demands for comfortable garments.
ST) announced on Wednesday that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for Israel with Dover Medical & Scientific Equipment Ltd, covering sales of all products in the Bactiguard Infection Protection portfolio.
The Arrow[R] stimuCath[R] Continuous Nerve Block Kits offers improved infection protection for the patient and improved sharps safety protection for the clinician.
Nonwoven medical/surgical products, although differing according to end use, are generally increasing at large growth rates, backed by required hospital business rationalization due to issues such as the improvement of infection protection and a shortage of nurses.
Davis stated, "We chose Hygafem's touch-free hand hygiene program to provide our students and employees with powerful infection protection against threats, such as the H1N1 virus, throughout our buildings.
The agreement covers sales of all products in the Bactiguard Infection Protection portfolio.
Bactiguard AB (STO:BACTI), a Swedish medical technology company, on Friday announced the establishment of a market presence in Portugal by entering into an exclusive distribution agreement with Socime Medical Ltd covering all products in the Bactiguard infection protection portfolio.
5620) is the Basic model plus all the necessities for storing infection protection and computing supplies.

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