Adjective "Protective" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Protective


    Definition:

    1. having the quality or function of protecting: a protective covering.

    2. tending to protect.

    3. Economics. of, relating to, or designed to favor protectionism: protective tariffs.

    4. defensive (def 4).

    Examples:

    "people can be protective of people."

    "couples can be protective of children."

    "ages can be protective in cholangitises."

    "unions can be protective of players."

    "systems can be protective of healths."

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