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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverprotectiveo‧ver‧pro‧tec‧tive /ˌəʊvəprəˈtektɪv◂ $ ˌoʊvər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 PROTECTso anxious to protect someone from harm that you restrict their freedom 🔊 overprotective parents
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overprotectiveMy wife says I'm being overprotective, and that our daughter has grown into a responsible young woman.I am not an overprotective fan.a spoilt rich kid with an overprotective motherAll is well, I am sure - Richard of Gloucester is simply being overprotective of his nephews.
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