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defence
British English: /dɪˈfɛns/
American English: /dəˈfɛns/
, /ˈdiˌfɛns/

Translation of defence in German:

noun

(British English)
  • 1 (defending)
    (of body against disease) Schutz, der
    in defence of
    zur Verteidigung + Gen.
  • 2
    (thing that protects, means of resisting attack) Schutz, der
  • 3
    (justification) Rechtfertigung, die
    in somebody's defence
    zu jemandes Verteidigung
    come to somebody's defence
    jemandem zur Seite springen
  • 5in pl. (fortification)
    Befestigungsanlagen Pl.
    [figurative]
    Widerstandskraft, die
    somebody's defences are down
    [figurative]
    jemandes Widerstandskraft ist erschöpft
  • 6
    (Law)
    Verteidigung, die
    the case for the defence
    die Verteidigung
    defence witness
    Zeuge/Zeugin der Verteidigung

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