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defense US English

The action of defending from or resisting attack

civil defense US English

The organization and training of civilians for the protection of lives and property during and after attacks in wartime

self-defense US English

The defense of one’s person or interests, especially through the use of physical force, which is permitted in certain cases as an answer to a charge of violent crime

zone defense US English

(In basketball, football, and hockey) a system of defensive play in which each player guards an allotted area of the field of play and guards an opponent only when the opponent is in his area

Indian defense US English

A defense in which Black responds to White’s advance of the queen’s pawn by moving the king’s knight to the f6 square, usually following with a fianchetto

defense mechanism US English

An automatic reaction of the body against disease-causing organisms

defense in depth in defense US English

The practice of arranging defensive lines or fortifications so that they can defend each other, especially in case of an enemy incursion

defense in depth US English

The practice of arranging defensive lines or fortifications so that they can defend each other, especially in case of an enemy incursion

Strategic Defense Initiative US English

A projected US system of defence against nuclear weapons, using satellites armed with lasers to intercept and destroy intercontinental ballistic missiles. The project was renamed the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization in 1993

the defense in defense US English

The players in a team who defend the goal

biodefense US English

Defensive measures taken to protect against an attack using biological weapons

defense US Thesaurus

the defense of the fortress

defense English-Spanish

defensa f

air defense English-Spanish

defensa, defensa

self-defense English-Spanish

to act in self-defense

defense mechanism English-Spanish

mecanismo m de defensa

to plead self-defense in plead English-Spanish

alegar* legítima defensa

the right of self-defense in self-defense English-Spanish

el derecho de legítima defensa

the basic elements of self-defense in element English-Spanish

los principios elementales de la defensa personal

to appear for the prosecution/defense in appear English-Spanish

comparecer* por la acusación/la defensa

the Department of Defense in department English-Spanish

el Ministerio de Defensa, la Secretaría de Defensa

Jan leaped to his defense in leap English-Spanish

Jan saltó en su defensa

the prosecution/defense rests in rest English-Spanish

ha terminado el alegato del fiscal/de la defensa


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