- 1.1 [Law/Derecho] to act in self-defense actuar* en defensa propia the right of self-defense el derecho de legítima defensaMore example sentences1.2 (fighting technique) defensa (feminine) personal (before noun/delante del nombre) self-defense classes curso (masculine) de defensa personal
- In such circumstances the wounding of V would not be unlawful as it would be justified by the defence of self-defence.
- There can be no doubt that the magistrates were entitled to reject the argument of self-defence or defence of another.
- Plainly this defence must not be confused with self-defence under public international law.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.