lacking protection or defense
with no protection or shield
having no protecting or concealing cover
(used especially of machinery) not protected by a shield
lacking in security or safety
(often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
susceptible to attack
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kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss
secured with bastions or fortifications
protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through
secure against burglary
(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband
protected by a deep wide ditch usually filled with water
(used especially of machinery) protected by a shield to prevent injury
offering safety; well protected or concealed
protected against or able to withstand storms
able to withstand exposure to weather without damage
free from danger or risk
immune to attack; impregnable
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