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protective 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
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Capable of or intended to protect someone or something,
  1. Capable of or intended to protect someone or something
    • - protective gloves are worn to minimize injury
  2. Having or showing a strong wish to keep someone or something safe from harm
    • - I felt protective toward her
    • - Marco wrapped a protective arm around her shoulder
  3. Of or relating to the protection of domestic industries from foreign competition
    • - protective tariffs

  1. intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"
  2. showing care; "a protective mother"
  3. Something that protects; A condom; Serving, intended or wishing to protect
  4. Which represents the chest.(Warriors or Guardians) — those who are adventurous, strong and brave; in the armed forces. These correspond to the "spirit" part of the soul.