defence British English spelling

defence - noun

  • (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
  • (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
  • the defendant and his legal advisors collectively
  • an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
  • the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
  • the justification for some act or belief
  • a structure used to defend against attack
  • a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
  • (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
  • protection from harm
  • the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury
  • defence - thesaurus

    defense American English spelling   demurrer   denial   refutation   vindication  

    Scrabble score for defence

    d is 2 e is 1 f is 4 e is 1 n is 1 c is 3 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 13

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