Translation of défendre in English:


Pronunciation: /defɑ̃dʀ/


  • 1défendre à qn de faire to forbid sb to do

v refl (+ v être) (se défendre)

  • 2 to be tenable
  • 3 to protect oneself
  • 5on ne peut se défendre de penser que… one can't help thinking that…

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