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pro•tec•tive



Pronunciation: (pru-tek'tiv), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/protective.html on line 77 [key]
adj.
1. having the quality or function of protecting: a protective covering.
2. tending to protect.
3. Econ.of, pertaining to, or designed to favor protectionism: protective tariffs.
4. defensive (def. 4).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/protective.html on line 130 protective (Thesaurus)

 

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