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Defense meaning

defense - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; " his teams are always good on defense"
  2. 2. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the UnitedStates; created in 1947
  3. 3. Alt. of Defence
  4. 4. To furnish with defenses; to fortify.

defense - examples of usage

  1. Saint- Castin's enemies said he built thus to hide his deeds; but Father Petit himself could see how excellent a plan it was for defense.
  2. Simpson retreated a few steps, rolled up his sleeves, and stood in an attitude of defense. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. It was his great ambition to obtain a cannon for the defense of his mountain stronghold. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
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