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protected

adjective Referring to a session of supporting professional activity by a doctor or other health professional which is meant for a specific purpose—for example protected teaching time—which cannot be “borrowed” to perform clinical duties.

protected

not generally available; surrounded by some mechanism that prevents access.

protected fat
see protected lipid.
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Freedom of assembly has also been interpreted to protect the freedom of association, which is why private clubs and organizations are not covered by civil rights laws and can exclude whomever they like.
The speed of the bare metal recovery--in fact any recovery--is based on the unique design of the backup engine that minimizes the amount of data that an organization needs to protect through a combination of common file elimination and data compression.
Yet, if I asked you whether or not the data fields that hold your clients' Social Security numbers inside your accounting software protect that information with a layer of encryption, could you confidently answer "yes"?
The court held that the divorce decree created a "constructive trust" to protect the interest awarded to the former spouse in the pension plan even though the divorce decree did not use the words constructive trust.
Instead of products designed to protect against the loss of an asset or contract, trade disruption insurance protects against not being able to transport a product where it needs to go because a disruption has occurred along a trade route.
New Jersey conservation officials add that municipalities that access information about big trees and then take the necessary steps to protect them will find that tree management not only enhances water quality, but also reduces the costs incurred by installing and maintaining stormwater infrastructure.
D)eveloping in children and youth an ethic of responsible choice and skills for appropriate behavior is foundational for all efforts to protect them.
It is crucial that we protect these precious places before it is too late,'' said Boxer in a prepared statement.
This is important because most of the diseases these vaccines protect your child against can be serious, even deadly.
The new McAfee VirusScan has been enhanced to allow organizations to easily manage desktop virus security for their entire enterprise, and is now integrated with important new management capabilities that proactively protect against virus attacks.
Because it rested on the plaintiff's decision not to have children, however, a strict interpretation of that ruling would not protect people whose reproductive choices are unaffected by their genetic risk factors, said Paul Miller, commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.

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