proteger


proteger
v.
to protect.
proteger algo de algo to protect something from something
la roca nos protegía del viento the rock protected us against the wind
La avecilla anidó al polluelo The little bird protected her chick.
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PROTEGER
CONJUGACIÓN
(g changes to j before a and o)
Present Indicative
protejo, proteges, protege, protegemos, protegéis, protegen.
Present Subjunctive
proteja, protejas, proteja, protejamos, protejáis, protejan.
Imperative
protege (tú), proteja (él/Vd.), protejamos (nos.), proteged (vos.), protejan (ellos/Vds.).
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verb
1) to protect
2) preserve
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1. VT
1) (=resguardar) to protect (contra, de against, from)

esta bufanda te protegerá del frío — this scarf will protect you from the cold

la policía protegió al árbitro de las iras del público — the police protected o shielded the referee from the wrath of the public

sus padres la protegen demasiado — her parents are overprotective towards her

protegemos los derechos de los trabajadores — we defend the rights of the workers

proteger contra grabación o escritura — (Inform) to write-protect

2) [+ artista] to act as patron to
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <persona/ciudad> to protect; <derecho/propiedad> to protect, defend

el cerco de seguridad que los protegía — the security cordon around them

proteger algo/a alguien DE or CONTRA algo/alguien — to protect something/somebody from o against something/somebody

b) <industria/producto> to protect
c) <artes> to champion, patronize; <pintor/poeta> to act as patron to
2.
protegerse v pron (refl)

protegerse DE or CONTRA algo — to protect oneself from o against something

sirve para protegerse contra las picaduras de mosquito — it protects against mosquito bites

protegerse de la lluvia — to shelter from the rain

se protegió la cara del golpe — he protected o shielded his face from the blow

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= protect, safeguard, guard (against), cushion, stand + Nombre + in good stead, shield, guard against.
Ex. It is important to protect your password and change it frequently.
Ex. And some way down the list of benefits was a rash promise to 'slash the red tape that hinders our trade with Europe -- and thereby safeguard the 2 1/2 million jobs involved'.
Ex. The article 'Sealing criminal history records: shall we let the fox guard the henhouse in the name of privacy?' has once again raised the debate on the consequences of allowing press and public to view such data.
Ex. The key to cushioning the impact of future reductions is to begin before one is even required to.
Ex. The management of Britannica failed to perceive the true threat of electronic publishing, thinking that their history would stand them in good stead.
Ex. Both types of printer are noisy and will have to placed away from public areas and/or shielded with an acoustic cover (which can be very expensive).
Ex. The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
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* para protegerse = protectively.
* proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
* proteger con sacos de arena = sandbag.
* proteger con tablas = board up.
* proteger contra el sol = shade.
* proteger de = insulate from, protect against.
* proteger de daños = protect from + damage.
* proteger de la lluvia = keep + the rain out.
* proteger demasiado = overprotect.
* proteger de un peligro = protect from + hazard.
* proteger por ley = protect by + law.
* proteger + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
* proteger + Posesivo + parcela = guard + Posesivo + patch.
* protegerse = be on guard (against).
* protegerse contra = hedge against.
* protegerse de los efectos de Algo = ward off + effects.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <persona/ciudad> to protect; <derecho/propiedad> to protect, defend

el cerco de seguridad que los protegía — the security cordon around them

proteger algo/a alguien DE or CONTRA algo/alguien — to protect something/somebody from o against something/somebody

b) <industria/producto> to protect
c) <artes> to champion, patronize; <pintor/poeta> to act as patron to
2.
protegerse v pron (refl)

protegerse DE or CONTRA algo — to protect oneself from o against something

sirve para protegerse contra las picaduras de mosquito — it protects against mosquito bites

protegerse de la lluvia — to shelter from the rain

se protegió la cara del golpe — he protected o shielded his face from the blow

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= protect, safeguard, guard (against), cushion, stand + Nombre + in good stead, shield, guard against.

Ex: It is important to protect your password and change it frequently.

Ex: And some way down the list of benefits was a rash promise to 'slash the red tape that hinders our trade with Europe -- and thereby safeguard the 2 1/2 million jobs involved'.
Ex: The article 'Sealing criminal history records: shall we let the fox guard the henhouse in the name of privacy?' has once again raised the debate on the consequences of allowing press and public to view such data.
Ex: The key to cushioning the impact of future reductions is to begin before one is even required to.
Ex: The management of Britannica failed to perceive the true threat of electronic publishing, thinking that their history would stand them in good stead.
Ex: Both types of printer are noisy and will have to placed away from public areas and/or shielded with an acoustic cover (which can be very expensive).
Ex: The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
* para protegerse = protectively.
* proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
* proteger con sacos de arena = sandbag.
* proteger con tablas = board up.
* proteger contra el sol = shade.
* proteger de = insulate from, protect against.
* proteger de daños = protect from + damage.
* proteger de la lluvia = keep + the rain out.
* proteger demasiado = overprotect.
* proteger de un peligro = protect from + hazard.
* proteger por ley = protect by + law.
* proteger + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
* proteger + Posesivo + parcela = guard + Posesivo + patch.
* protegerse = be on guard (against).
* protegerse contra = hedge against.
* protegerse de los efectos de Algo = ward off + effects.

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proteger [E6 ]
vt
1 ‹persona/ciudad› to protect; ‹derecho/propiedad› to protect, defend
los guardaespaldas que la protegían the bodyguards who were protecting her
el cerco de seguridad que los protegía the security cordon around them
las fortificaciones que protegen la ciudad the fortifications which protect o defend the city
se protegió la cara con los brazos he shielded o protected his face with his arms
proteger algo/a algn DE or CONTRA algo/algn to protect sth/sb FROM o AGAINST sth/sb
los árboles nos protegían del sol the trees protected us from the sun, the trees provided shelter from the sun, the trees kept the sun off us
nos protegieron de los soldados they protected us from the soldiers
estos guantes te protegerán del frío these gloves will protect you from the cold
2 ‹industria/producto› to protect
3 ‹artes/letras› to champion, patronize; ‹pintor/poeta› to act as patron to
protegerse
v pron
(refl) protegerse DE or CONTRA algo to protect oneself FROM o AGAINST sth
para protegerse contra los ataques del enemigo to protect themselves against o from enemy attacks, to defend themselves against enemy attacks
sirve para protegerse contra las picaduras de mosquito it offers protection o it protects against mosquito bites
protegerse de la lluvia to shelter from the rain
se protegió la cara del golpe he protected o shielded his face from the blow
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proteger (conjugate proteger) verbo transitivo
a) (en general) to protect;

proteger algo/a algn DE or CONTRA algo/algn to protect sth/sb from o against sth/sb
b)artesto champion, patronize;

pintor/poetato act as patron to
protegerse verbo pronominal (refl) protegerse DE or CONTRA algo to protect oneself from o against sth;
protegerse de la lluvia to shelter from the rain

proteger verbo transitivo
1 (a una persona) to protect
2 (un derecho, una propiedad) to defend, protect
3 (a un artista) to act as patron to

'proteger' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acoger
- barniz
- manguito
- sobretodo
- templete
- amparar
- cobijar
- preservar
English:
cover
- cushion
- escort
- guard
- keep off
- protect
- safeguard
- screen
- secure
- shade
- shelter
- shield
- conserve
- damp
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proteger
vt
1. [persona, animal, objeto] to protect (de o contra from o against);
el sombrero me protege del sol the hat protects me from the sun, the hat keeps the sun off me;
la roca nos protegía del viento the rock protected us against the wind;
los guardaespaldas la protegieron de los fans the bodyguards shielded her from the fans;
un organismo para proteger la fauna an organization set up to protect wildlife, a wildlife organization
2. Econ [productos] to protect
3. Informát to protect
See also the pronominal verb protegerse
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proteger
v/t protect (de from)
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proteger {15} vt
: to protect, to defend
See also the reflexive verb protegerse
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proteger vb to protect
esta crema te protege del sol this creams protects you from the sun
se protegió con las manos he protected himself with his hands

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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