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Protection vs. Security

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Protectionnoun

The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.

‘Raincoats give protection from rain.’;

Securitynoun

(uncountable) The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.

‘Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert at the University of Sheffield in England. File:Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert.ogg’;

Protectionnoun

The state of being safe.

Securitynoun

(countable) Something that secures.

Protectionnoun

A means of keeping or remaining safe.

Securitynoun

An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.

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Protectionnoun

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

Securitynoun

(legal) Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.

Protectionnoun

(insurance) Coverage.

Securitynoun

(legal) Freedom from apprehension.

Protectionnoun

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

Securitynoun

A tradeable financial asset, such as a share of stock.W

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Protectionnoun

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

Securitynoun

(finance) Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.

Protectionnoun

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

Securitynoun

(finance) Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.

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.’;

Securitynoun

A guarantee.

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Protectionnoun

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

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

Securitynoun

(obsolete) Carelessness; negligence.

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.’;

Securitynoun

The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.

‘His trembling hand had lost the ease,Which marks security to please.’;

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.

Securitynoun

Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.

‘He means, my lord, that we are too remiss,Whilst Bolingbroke, through our security,Grows strong and great in substance and in power.’;

Protectionnoun

the activity of protecting someone or something;

‘the witnesses demanded police protection’;

Securitynoun

That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.

‘Those who lent him money lent it on no security but his bare word.’;

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’;

Securitynoun

Freedom from risk; safety.

‘Give up yourself merely to chance and hazard,From firm security.’; ‘Some . . . alleged that we should have no security for our trade.’;

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’;

Securitynoun

One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.

Protectionnoun

the condition of being protected;

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

Securitynoun

An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.

Protectionnoun

kindly endorsement and guidance;

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

Securitynoun

the state of being free from danger or injury;

‘we support the armed services in the name of national security’;

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’;

Securitynoun

a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends;

‘he held several valuable securities’;

Protectionnoun

payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence;

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

Securitynoun

a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers;

‘the head of security was a former policeman’;

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.

Securitynoun

measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.;

‘military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising’;

Securitynoun

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’;

Securitynoun

freedom from anxiety or fear;

‘the watch dog gave her a feeling of security’;

Securitynoun

an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Securitynoun

property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation;

‘bankers are reluctant to lend without good security’;

Securitynoun

a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Security

Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential harm (or other unwanted coercive change) caused by others. Beneficiaries (technically referents) of security may be of persons and social groups, objects and institutions, ecosystems or any other entity or phenomenon vulnerable to unwanted change.

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