protectively
adverb see protect

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • protectively — protective ► ADJECTIVE ▪ serving, intended, or wishing to protect. ► NOUN Brit. 1) a thing that protects. 2) dated a condom. DERIVATIVES protectively adverb protectiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • protectively — adverb in a protective manner (Freq. 1) he bent protectively over the woman • Derived from adjective: ↑protective …   Useful english dictionary

  • protectively — See protective. * * * …   Universalium

  • protectively — adverb In a protective manner …   Wiktionary

  • protectively — prÉ™ tektɪvlɪ adv. in a protective manner, defensively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • protectively — pro·tec·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • protectively — See: protective …   English dictionary

  • self-protectively — See self protection. * * * …   Universalium

  • protective — protectively, adv. protectiveness, n. /preuh tek tiv/, adj. 1. having the quality or function of protecting: a protective covering. 2. tending to protect. 3. Econ. of, pertaining to, or designed to favor protectionism: protective tariffs. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Classified information in the United Kingdom — Classified information in the United Kingdom, now called Protectively Marked Information, is a system used to protect information from intentional or inadvertent release to unauthorised readers. The system is organised by the Cabinet Office and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”