provide against

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vi +prep objvorsorgen für, Vorsorge or Vorkehrungen treffen für; the law provides against such abusesdas Gesetz schützt vor solchem Missbrauch
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Soapy's mind became cognisant of the fact that the time had come for him to resolve himself into a singular Committee of Ways and Means to provide against the coming rigour.
And whatever you may do or provide against, they never forget that name or their privileges unless they are disunited or dispersed, but at every chance they immediately rally to them, as Pisa after the hundred years she had been held in bondage by the Florentines.
Something or other had brought nearer home to me that I had all but pinned the boy to my shawl and that, in the way our companions were marshaled before me, I might have appeared to provide against some danger of rebellion.
The important question of provisions still remained; it being necessary to provide against the possibility of their finding the moon absolutely barren.
The threat is in contradiction to the protection 5G was supposed to provide against International Mobile Subscriber Identity or IMSI catchers which impersonate cell towers to spy on phones with older connections.
Try to balance the amount of food you provide against the number of birds coming in to feed.
Sunscreens are graded using a sun protection factor, or SPF, which is a measure of the level of protection they provide against UVB rays.