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Detailed Translations for defense from English to Spanish


defense [the ~] noun, American

  1. the defense (defence)
    la defensa; la retaguardia
  2. the defense (defence)
    la defensa; la resistencia; la oposición; la retaguardia
  3. the defense (preventive measure; defence)
  4. the defense (defence; resistance)
    la defensa; la oposición; la resistencia

Translation Matrix for defense:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
defensa defence; defense; resistance argument; back; counter-plea; defensibility; means of defence; means of defense; objection; plea; plea bargain; protection; security; tenability
medio defensivo defence; defense; preventive measure antidote
oposición defence; defense; resistance adverse wind; commotion; contrary wind; disturbance; fisticuffs; insurrection; opposition; pandemonium; rebellion; resistance; revolt; riot; wrong position; wrong side
resistencia defence; defense; resistance Resistance; adverse wind; commotion; contrary wind; courage; disturbance; doggedness; endurance; fisticuffs; illegal act; illegality; pandemonium; rebellion; resistance; revolt; riot; stamina; toughness; underground; unlawfulness; vigor; vigour
retaguardia defence; defense
- defence; defence force; defence mechanism; defence reaction; defending team; defense force; defense lawyers; defense mechanism; defense reaction; defense team; defensive measure; defensive structure; demurrer; denial; refutation; vindication
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- apology; defence; resistance

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Related Definitions for "defense":

  1. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury1
    • a good boxer needs a good defense1
    • defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem1
  2. protection from harm1
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease1
  3. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies1
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad1
    • they were developed for the defense program1
  4. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him1
    • he gave evidence for the defense1
  5. a structure used to defend against attack1
    • the artillery battered down the defenses1
  6. the justification for some act or belief1
    • he offered a persuasive defense of the theory1
  7. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions1
    • in defense he said the other man started it1
  8. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack1
    • he joined the defense against invasion1
  9. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively1
    • the defense called for a mistrial1
  10. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring1
    • his teams are always good on defense1
  11. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires1

Wiktionary Translations for defense:

  1. anything employed to oppose attack
  2. action of protecting from attack

Cross Translation:
defense defensa defensie — verdediging, verweer
defense prohibición; defensa défense — Action de défendre

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