how to pronounce protective

/pɹəˈtɛktɪv/

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protective is pronounced in three syllables

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pɹətɛktɪv

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An example use of protective in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it with a protective layer or it can …”

meaning of protective

Protective means to provide with protection.

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