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Detailed Translations for defense from English to Swedish


defense [the ~] noun, American

  1. the defense (defence)
    skydd; försvar; värn
  2. the defense (defence)
  3. the defense (preventive measure; defence)
  4. the defense (defence; resistance)
    motstånd; försvar

defense American

  1. defense (defence; resistance)
  2. defense (defence; apology)

Translation Matrix for defense:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
förebyggande medel defence; defense; preventive measure preventive remedy
försvar defence; defense; resistance advocacy; justification; vindication
motstånd defence; defense; resistance antibodies; objection; opposition; resistance; resistency
skydd defence; defense asylum; cloak; cover; covers; crisis centre; front; guarantee; guard; lean-to's; patronage; protection; protections; refuge; retreat; roofs; safeguard; safeguarding; safety; safety zone; secure; security; sheds; shelter; shelters
värn defence; defense earthwork; entrenchment; rail; redoubt
- 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
motvärn defence; defense; resistance
plädoajé apology; defence; defense

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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:

Cross Translation:
defense försvar Verteidigungallgemein: AbwehrHandlung oder die dafür vorgesehenen Mittel
defense försvar; värn défense — Action de défendre
defense försvar défense — Gestion de l’armée et de la marine

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