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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin prōtectiō (a covering over), from prōtēctus, past participle of prōtegō (to protect, to cover in front), from prō + tegō (I cover).

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NounEdit

proteção f (plural proteções)

  1. (uncountable) protection (state of being safe)
    Synonyms: segurança
    Antonyms: insegurança, periculosidade, perigo
  2. protection (process of keeping safe)
    Synonyms: defesa
  3. (uncountable) favour (goodwill; benevolent regard)
    Synonyms: amparo, favor, patrocínio

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:proteção.

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