Americans need protection from these snake-oil salesmen, and that protection depends almost entirely on Congress and the media.
“For testing to work as protection you really need to have the industry organized,” he says.
The congressman-elect is on the record saying that Islam is not a religion that deserves the protection of the First Amendment.
That may be for his protection, as he seems to be the heir apparent.
The protection offered by the current vaccine also wanes more rapidly than researchers once thought.
But protection might be extended in different forms to different interests.
Clif had left her under the protection of Gomez; and that was the last he had heard of her.
These men had, undoubtedly, the right to claim such a protection.
The custom of blood revenge was a protection to all who were in a group of kinsmen.
And yet the death-roll mounted and strength was no protection.
mid-14c., "shelter, defense; keeping, guardianship;" late 14c. as "that which protects," from Old French proteccion "protection, shield" (12c.) and directly from Late Latin protectionem (nominative protectio) "a covering over," noun of action from past participle stem of protegere "protect, cover in front," from pro- "in front" + tegere "to cover" (see stegosaurus).
A common Old English word for "protect" was beorgan. International economic sense is from 1789. In gangster sense, "freedom from molestation in exchange for money," it is attested from 1860. Ecological sense of "attempted preservation by laws" is from 1880 (originally of wild birds in Britain). Also in medieval England, "the protection or maintenance of a lord or patron; sponsorship." To put (someone) out of protection meant to deprive him or her of the security of the protection of the kingdom's laws.