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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • achterste groep; achterhoede; achterhoede v.e. sportteam
  • (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
"his teams are always good on defense"

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defense
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  • verdedigende advocaat/advocaten in een rechtszaak
  • the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
"the defense called for a mistrial"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • geschrift waarin men zich verweert; verdedigingsrede
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • versterkte bouwwerken ter verdediging; verdedigingswerk
  • a structure used to defend against attack
"the artillery battered down the defenses"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • verdedigend of pleitend betoog
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • verdedigend betoog; betoog in een rechtszaak
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • in sport, bijv. door bewaken tegenstander
  • (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
"his teams are always good on defense"

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defense
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  • verdediging v.h. land
  • protection from harm
"sanitation is the best defense against disease"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • pleitrede van een advocaat
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • verdediging tegen aanvallen etc.; het verdedigen; het verdedigen
  • protection from harm
"sanitation is the best defense against disease"

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defense
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
    "he joined the defense against invasion"

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    defense
    Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • verdedigingsmiddel
    • (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"
    "they were developed for the defense program"

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

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    defense
    Zelfstandig naamwoord
      • the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
      "a good boxer needs a good defense"
      "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"

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      defense
      Zelfstandig naamwoord
        • the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
        "in defense he said the other man started it"

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        defense
        Zelfstandig naamwoord
          • the justification for some act or belief
          "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

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          defense
          Zelfstandig naamwoord
            • the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947

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            defense
            Zelfstandig naamwoord
            • afweermechanisme
            • (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

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