- a person in charge of the kingdom during the sovereign's minority, incapacity, or absence.
- (initial capital letter)Also called Lord Protector. the title of the head of the government during the period of the Protectorate, held by Oliver Cromwell (1653–58) and by Richard Cromwell, his son (1658–59).
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Many of those men believe in largely traditional roles, where men are the protectors and breadwinners of the family, and women take more supporting and child-rearing roles.
We see that the achievements obtained in the area of human rights are gradually being lost, that the State, far from being a protector and guarantor, is assuming a role of violator and of non-prevention or punishment of violence.
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The company agrees to pay the protector as long as their workers and projects aren’t attacked, and the protector won’t attack as long as they’re being paid.
It aligns with her story that she is the protector of the city’s residential neighborhoods against change.
Too many people reverted to a childlike state, and they wanted a daddy-protector.The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame|Michael Tomasky|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I recognized Dave Schultz as my protector,”' du Pont said in the March interview.
The President as the ultimate sugar daddy, the ultimate protector with whom you can be as “behind a stone wall.”
I saw a faint, sweet glimmer of the ferocious protector he once was.
Adding a rim protector aside from the 36-year-old Birdman would certainly be nice too.Where Free Agent LeBron James Will Take His Talents Next|Robert Silverman|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the eyes of the bystanders, Haggard was evidently looked upon as the protector of beauty in distress.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Deception does not suit the part of a protector, and, when one can do anything without question, where is the use of deception?Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
At Cambridge we were within easy reach of the scenes of the Protector's early life.
It is a considerably larger town, but none of the buildings now standing has any connection with the life of the Protector.
The friend and protector of the young Desplein, the future famous surgeon.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe