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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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The same protectionist fears were expressed then as today.
Mindful of the 1930s experience and the contribution of trade to macroeconomic stability and performance, and wishing to prevent the escalation of protectionist pressures likely to affect global economic recovery, leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) economies pledged already in November 2008 at the first crisis-related summit in Washington to refrain from introducing new barriers to trade and investment and abolish the existing ones.
Including those tariff and non-tariff barriers, the number of total protectionist measures that have already been imposed or are under investigation stood at 182 as of November.
Protectionist policies are used by countries for the avowed purpose of helping their own firms and industries at the expense of those in other countries.
Protectionist for a hundred kilograms of iron, has nothing now but the use of the iron.
De Gucht recently expressed concerns about protectionist measures put in place by Brazil and Argentina, two members of the group of the world's 20 most industrialised and emerging countries.
Whether handouts to business are called incentives, tax holidays or subsidies, they are all protectionist.
India Inc, which earlier protested the protectionist move against the Indian IT industry, welcomed the move by the US Senate, saying it is in the larger interest of promoting free trade between the two countries.
A delegation of Indian companies will visit the US next week to raise their concerns over what they fear are protectionist measures that could harm the $60 billion industry.
The second category - protectionist - is where the owner 'respects' their dogs - they are part of the family but are essentially still a dog so will definitely be allowed inside with the family but no way are they allowed on the couches or beds.
DELHI -- Ahead of the G20 Summit in Toronto, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said it was necessary for the global economy to continue to recover in a stable and predictable manner without succumbing to protectionist tendencies.
This book marks the centenary of the 'fusion' in 1909 of the Protectionist and Free Trade/Anti-Socialist parties in the Commonwealth Parliament.