English Vietnamese dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- bảo vệ, bảo hộ, che chở
- to protect someone from (against) danger: che chở ai khỏi bị nguy hiểm
- bảo vệ (nền công nghiệp trong nước chống lại sự cạnh tranh của hàng nước ngoài)
- (kỹ thuật) lắp thiết bị bảo hộ lao động (cho máy để phòng tai nạn)
- (thương nghiệp) cung cấp tiền để thanh toán (hoá đơn, hối phiếu...)
- bảo vệ, bảo hộ, che chở
Advanced English dictionary
1 ~ (sb/sth) (against / from sth) to make sure that sb/sth is not harmed, injured, damaged, etc: [VN] Troops have been sent to protect aid workers against attack. + They huddled together to protect themselves from the wind. + Our aim is to protect the jobs of our members. + Each company is fighting to protect its own commercial interests. + [V] a paint that helps protect against rust
2 [VN] [usually passive] to introduce laws that make it illegal to kill, harm or damage a particular animal, area of land, building, etc: a protected area / species + The plant is protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act.
3 [VN] [usually passive] to help an industry in your own country by taxing goods from other countries so that there is less competition: protected markets
4 ~ (sb/sth) (against sth) to provide sb/sth with insurance against fire, injury, damage, etc: [VN] Many policies do not protect you against personal injury. [also V]
1 defend, guard, safeguard, keep safe, shield, cover, screen:
Company rules require the wearing of safety goggles to protect the eyes when operating any machine
2 care for, preserve, keep, shelter, watch over, safeguard, take care of, conserve, take under one's wing, foster, nurture, tend, mind:
The best way of protecting wildlife is to conserve natural habitats.
fully | adequately, properly, suitably | inadequately | carefully | effectively, successfully | jealously, rigorously
a star who jealously protects her right to privacy
VERB + PROTECT
need to | seek to, strive to, try to | act to, fight to
Each company is fighting to protect its own commercial interests.
| take steps to
We must take steps to protect the UK as a manufacturing base.
| help (to) | serve to | be designed to
a cream that helps to protect your skin against the sun
The new measures are designed to protect the public from people like these.
Protect the exposed areas of wood with varnish.
be aimed at protecting sth, a desire/duty/need to protect sb/sth
He felt it was his duty to protect the child.
| heavily/highly protected
The Far Eastern markets are heavily protected (= with high taxes for imported goods).
| legally/officially/specially protected
Many of these sites?of immense scientific interest?are not legally protected.
| measures to protect sb/sth, poorly/well protected
Keep the camera well protected at all times.
Concise English dictionary
+shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
+use tariffs to favor domestic industry