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pro·tec·tor

(prō-tek'tŏr),
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]

protector

/pro·tec·tor/ (-tek´ter) a substance in a catalyst that prolongs the rate of activity in the latter.

pro·tec·tor

(prŏ-tek'tŏr)
A cover or shield.
[L.L. protectus from pp. protegere, to protect, to cover over]
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Jordan in 1968 (Edward VI: The Young King: The Protectorship of the Duke of Somerset), viewed Somerset as a liberal idealist, G.
Despite Neville's resistance and his threats to retaliate by canceling the Mount Margaret reserve and revoking Schenk's certificate of protectorship, Neville was forced by events to accede to the mission demands (Biskup, 1973: 139).
Trade, protectorship, assistance, subsidies and influence in tribal politics played just as important a role as war or the threat of war.