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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]

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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Hamar Foster points out that the Courts move from protectorship to subjecthood was inconsistent with American precedent and international law principles.
(5) Mentor support Degree of adequacy of access to 1,921 (Gurney et al., 1997) an appropriate experienced professional to sponsorship, protectorship, and professional benefactorship (e.g., "How often does someone at your workplace show you how to work successfully within the organization?").
Near the end of his Protectorship in 1657 Oliver Cromwell's appointee to reform English Law, William Sheppard, still pleaded for "one plain, complete, and methodical treatise or abridgment of the whole Common and Statute Law," in order to "make those things that are now obscure and uncertain, clear and certain" (Matthews 1984: 172-74).
To do so, she places the Commonwealth as the negative counterpart to Wallace's protectorship: it proceeds without divine sanction and is marked by luxury and self-interest.
through three general, yet interrelated, stages: protectorship,