protective

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /prɛtɛktɪv/ or /proʊtɛktɪv/

Adjective[change]

Positive
protective

Comparative
more protective

Superlative
most protective

  1. If something is protective, it is able to keep something safe.
    The fighter dropped into a protective stance.
    Mother bears are protective of their cubs.

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