protecting

[ pruh-tek-ting ]
/ prəˈtɛk tɪŋ /

adjective

providing protection or shelter.

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Origin of protecting

First recorded in 1620–30; protect + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM protecting

pro·tect·ing·ly, adverbpro·tect·ing·ness, nounnon·pro·tect·ing, adjectiveun·pro·tect·ing, adjective
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