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Detailed Translations for defence from English to German


defence [the ~] noun, British

  1. the defence (resistance; defense)
    die Verteidigung
  2. the defence (defense)
  3. the defence (defense)
    die Abwehr; die Verteidigung
  4. the defence (defense)
    die Nachhut
  5. the defence (preventive measure; defense)

Translation Matrix for defence:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Abwehr defence; defense
Abwehrmittel defence; defense; preventive measure antidotes
Landesverteidigung defence; defense armed forces; defence of the realm; national defence
Nachhut defence; defense
Verteidigung defence; defense; resistance argument; plea; plea bargain
- defence force; defence mechanism; defence reaction; defending team; defense; defense force; defense lawyers; defense mechanism; defense reaction; defense team; defensive measure; defensive structure; demurrer; denial; refutation; vindication
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- apology; defense; resistance

Synonyms for "defence":

Antonyms for "defence":

Related Definitions for "defence":

  1. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury1
  2. protection from harm1
  3. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies1
  4. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him1
  5. a structure used to defend against attack1
  6. the justification for some act or belief1
  7. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions1
  8. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack1
  9. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively1
  10. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring1
  11. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires1

Wiktionary Translations for defence:

  1. anything employed to oppose attack
  2. action of protecting from attack
  1. allgemein: AbwehrHandlung oder die dafür vorgesehenen Mittel
  2. Recht: ein Rechtsanwalt, der vor Gericht die Interessen des Angeklagten vertritt

Cross Translation:
defence Interdikt; Verbot; Abwehr; Wehr; Verteidigung défense — Action de défendre

Related Translations for defence