protect against

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protect someone or something against someone or something

 and protect someone or something from someone or something
to shield or preserve someone or something against someone or something. Please come along and protect us against muggers as we walk home. What will protect my car against thieves?
See also: protect
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It held that the phrase would also protect from discovery a document that was prepared "because of the prospect of litigation.