self-protecting, adj.self-protective, adj.self-protectiveness, n.
/self"preuh tek"sheuhn, self'-/, n.
protection of oneself or itself.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • self-protection — [self′prə tek′shən] n. protection of oneself; self defense …   English World dictionary

  • self-protection — self′ protec′tion n. protection of oneself or itself • Etymology: 1855–60 self′ protect′ing, adj. self′ protec′tive, adj. self′ protec′tiveness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-protection — self pro tection noun uncount things you do to prevent yourself from being harmed ╾ ,self pro tective adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self protection — self defense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-protection — Synonyms and related words: avoidance reaction, defence, defense, defense in depth, defense mechanism, defenses, deterrent capacity, ego defenses, escape mechanism, guard, negative taxis, protection, psychological defenses, resistance, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-protection — noun protection of oneself or itself. Derivatives self protective adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-protection — /sɛlf prəˈtɛkʃən/ (say self pruh tekshuhn) noun protection of oneself or itself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-protection — noun self defence …   Wiktionary

  • self-protection — n. protecting oneself or itself. Derivatives: self protective adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-protection depth — The depth of water where the aggregate danger width relative to mines affected by a minesweeping technique is zero. Safe depth is a particular self protection depth …   Military dictionary

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