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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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A prenuptial agreement, however, does not always protect your assets from the new spouse.
While you may store your clients' personal information at other places inside your firms, inside your accounting software is a guaranteed location for this information--and if you're not careful in selecting software that protects this data, you could be compromising the privacy of your clients' data.
Still, some details have changed under recent rulings by the courts and the ILLS, and CPAs need to stay current to protect their own retirement plans and those of their clients.
Political risk insurance protects companies' investments in foreign countries from such perils as terrorism, war and governmental actions that interfere with the companies' business or investment.
Now New Jersey municipalities have an opportunity to protect significant and historic trees that may otherwise have been cut down for development purposes.
Jim Hasnauer of the IMBA said mountain cyclists want to protect wild places and keep trails open to human-powered bikes.
Protects against: polio, a virus that can paralyze and kill.
No federal law specifically protects people from genetic discrimination.
However, more is required to protect documents than just adding an attorney's name to the distribution list.
While the government's laws may help lessen criminal activity, companies and individuals need the appropriate tools to protect their customers', employees', and vendors' personal information.

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