Protector vs. Protecter

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  • Protecter

    Protector, sometimes spelled protecter, is used as a title or part of various historical titles of heads of state and others in authority. The word literally means one who protects.

  • Protector (noun)

    Someone who protects or guards, by assignment or on their own initiative.

  • Protector (noun)

    A device or mechanism which is designed to protect.

  • Protector (noun)

    One who prevents interference.

  • Protector (noun)

    A state or other subject under international law, exercising a protectorate over another subject in international law.

  • Protector (noun)

    One having the care of the kingdom during the king’s minority; a regent.

  • Protector (noun)

    A cardinal, from one of the more considerable Roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc.

  • Protecter (noun)

    obsolete spelling of protector

  • Protector (noun)

    a person or thing that protects someone or something

    “a man who became her protector, adviser, and friend”

    “ear protectors”

  • Protector (noun)

    a regent in charge of a kingdom during the minority, absence, or incapacity of the sovereign

    “the King’s uncle became Protector”

  • Protector (noun)

    the title of the head of state in England during the later period of the Commonwealth between 1653 and 1659, first Oliver Cromwell (1653–8), then his son Richard (1658–9).

Oxford Dictionary

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