unprotectable









unprotectable


verb (used with object)

  1. to defend or guard from attack, invasion, loss, annoyance, insult, etc.; cover or shield from injury or danger.
  2. Economics. to guard (the industry or an industry of a nation) from foreign competition by imposing import duties.
  3. to provide funds for the payment of (a draft, note, etc.).

verb (used without object)

  1. to provide, or be capable of providing, protection: a floor wax that protects as well as shines.

verb (tr)

  1. to defend from trouble, harm, attack, etc
  2. economics to assist (domestic industries) by the imposition of protective tariffs on imports
  3. commerce to provide funds in advance to guarantee payment of (a note, draft, etc)

v.mid-15c., from Latin protectus, past participle of protegere “to protect, cover in front” (see protection). International economics sense from 1789. Related: Protected; protecting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

47 queries 0.493