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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of defending one's own person

Usage examples (35)
  • Some call this obvious ploy a mind game, others call it self-protection with a little bit of hypocrisy sprinkled in for good measure.
  • Our commission was not revenge, but self-protection.
  • The foundation of his normal life was self-protection.
  • He is wary, and so takes measures for self-protection. for more
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