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Preservation vs. Protection

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Preservationnoun

The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.

Protectionnoun

The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.

‘Raincoats give protection from rain.’;

Preservationnoun

The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit, game, etc.; a picture in good preservation.

‘Give us particulars of thy preservation.’;

Protectionnoun

The state of being safe.

Preservationnoun

the activity of protecting something from loss or danger

Protectionnoun

A means of keeping or remaining safe.

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Preservationnoun

the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

Protectionnoun

A means, such as a condom, of preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease.

Preservationnoun

a process that saves organic substances from decay

Protectionnoun

(insurance) Coverage.

Preservationnoun

an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change

Protectionnoun

Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.

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Protectionnoun

(economics) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.

Protectionnoun

(computing) An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file).

Protectionnoun

The act of protecting, or the state of being protected; preservation from loss, injury, or annoyance; defense; shelter; as, the weak need protection.

‘To your protection I commend me, gods.’;

Protectionnoun

That which protects or preserves from injury; a defense; a shield; a refuge.

‘Let them rise up . . . and be your protection.’;

Protectionnoun

A writing that protects or secures from molestation or arrest; a pass; a safe-conduct; a passport.

‘He . . . gave them protections under his hand.’;

Protectionnoun

A theory, or a policy, of protecting the producers in a country from foreign competition in the home market by the imposition of such discriminating duties on goods of foreign production as will restrict or prevent their importation; - opposed to free trade.

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Protectionnoun

the activity of protecting someone or something;

‘the witnesses demanded police protection’;

Protectionnoun

a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury;

‘they had no protection from the fallout’; ‘wax provided protection for the floors’;

Protectionnoun

defense against financial failure; financial independence;

‘his pension gave him security in his old age’; ‘insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness’;

Protectionnoun

the condition of being protected;

‘they were huddled together for protection’; ‘he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home’;

Protectionnoun

kindly endorsement and guidance;

‘the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council’;

Protectionnoun

the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition;

‘he made trade protection a plank in the party platform’;

Protectionnoun

payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence;

‘every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection’;

Protection

Protection is any measure taken to guard a thing against damage caused by outside forces. Protection can be provided to physical objects, including organisms, to systems, and to intangible things like civil and political rights.

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