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defense

Synonyms of defense in English:

noun

  • 1 the defense of the fortress
    protection, guarding, security, fortification;
    resistance, deterrent
  • 2 the enemy's defenses
    barricade, fortification;
    fortress, keep, rampart, bulwark, bastion
  • 3 he spoke in defense of his boss
    vindication, justification, support, advocacy, endorsement;
  • 4 more spending on defense
    the military, the armed forces
  • 5 the prisoner's defense
    vindication, explanation, mitigation, justification, rationalization, excuse, alibi, reason;
    testimony, declaration, case
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