defense

defenses

Substantiv
;military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies ;protection from harm the justification for some act or belief ;an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
  • "he joined the defense against invasion"
  • ";he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
  • "sanitation is the best defense against disease"
  • "they were developed for the defense program"
  • "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"
  • "in defense he said the other man started it"
  • "the artillery battered down the defenses"

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juridik
the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
  • "the defense called for a mistrial"

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juridik
a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
  • "he gave evidence for the defense"

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