Life Style / Adoption / Child Protective Services (CPS): The designated social services agency (in most states) to receive reports, investigate and provide intervention and treatment services to children and families in which child maltreatment has occurred. Frequently, this agency is located within larger public social service agencies, such as Departments of Social Services.
Child Noun Synonyms: offspring, descendant, son or daughter, little one, youngster, progeny, issue, kid, nipper, sprog
Protective Verb Synonyms: defensive, jealous, vigilant, watchful, heedful, careful, possessive, preservative, shielding, sheltering, safeguarding
Services Noun Synonyms: army, navy, air force, marines, armed forces or services, military
Technology / Motors / Protective Relay: A relay, the principal function of which is to protect service from interruption, or to prevent or limit damage to apparatus. MORE
Business / Finance / Protective Put Buying Strategy: A strategy that involves buying a put option on the underlying security that is held in a portfolio. Related: Hedge option strategies. MORE