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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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.
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.
We are looking for suitable providers to provide against the 13 lots of staff and will be looking for 3 to 5 suppliers per lot.
Sunscreens are graded using a sun protection factor, or SPF, which is a measure of the level of protection they provide against UVB rays.
Institutions asked to monitor and evaluate the quality of education and care they provide against eight standards.
We need only to provide against going to extremes as to the time spent on them or the amount played for.
The Civil Defence measures the emergency response our firefighting stations provide against targets and our performance is scrutinised by the government," he said.
The taxpayer argued that he reasonably and in good faith, relied upon the advice of his advisers, representations of Brown & Wood's reputation in the legal community, the quality of its tax opinion letter, and the protection that the letter would provide against the possible imposition of penalties.
The Slovenian state will provide against remuneration short and medium-term non-subordinated debt for a duration of one to a maximum of three years.