Definisi 'defense'
English to English
noun
1 (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
Example:
• they died in the defense of Stalingrad
• they were developed for the defense program
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2 protection from harm
Example:
• sanitation is the best defense against disease
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3 (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
Example:
• his teams are always good on defense
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4 the justification for some act or belief
Example:
• he offered a persuasive defense of the theory
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5 (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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6 the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
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7 the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
Example:
• the defense called for a mistrial
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8 the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
Example:
• his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive
• in defense he said the other man started it
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9 an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
Example:
• he joined the defense against invasion
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10 a structure used to defend against attack
Example:
• the artillery battered down the defenses
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11 a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
Example:
• he gave evidence for the defense
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12 the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
Example:
• a good boxer needs a good defense
• defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem
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13 The act of defending, or the state of being defended; protection, as from violence or danger.
source: webster1913
verb
14 To furnish with defenses; to fortify.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
prosecution, deny, traverse, defend, fend for, support, criminal prosecution, offence, offense, armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine, jurisprudence, athletics, psychiatry, protection, action, military action, due process, construction, justification, answer, organisation,

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