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pro•tec•tor



Pronunciation: (pru-tek'tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/protector.html on line 81 [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that protects; defender; guardian.
2. Eng. Hist.
a. a person in charge of the kingdom during the sovereign's minority, incapacity, or absence.
b. (cap.) Also called Lord Protector. the title of the head of the government during the period of the Protectorate, held by Oliver Cromwell (1653–58) and by Richard Cromwell, his son (1658–59).

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/protector.html on line 137 protector (Thesaurus)

 

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