protectee

[proh-tek-tee, pruh-tek-]

noun

a person, as a head of state, for whom official protection is provided.

Nearby words

  1. protease inhibitors,
  2. protect,
  3. protectant,
  4. protected,
  5. protected sex,
  6. protecter,
  7. protecting,
  8. protectingly,
  9. protection,
  10. protection ratio

Origin of protectee

First recorded in 1595–1605; protect + -ee

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