protect

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protect is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
protect


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Plain form
protect

Third-person singular
protects

Past tense
protected

Past participle
protected

Present participle
protecting

  1. If you protect something or someone, you keep it safe; you stop it from being harmed.
    The knight protected the castle.

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