Bedeutung von “defeat” — Learner’s Dictionary

defeat

noun us uk /dɪˈfiːt/
a humiliating defeata crushing defeatEngland's 2-1 defeat by FranceHe was reluctant to admit defeat.The senator conceded defeat after the first few results were announced.
LOSE [ C, U ]

B1 an occasion when someone loses against someone else in a fight or competition:

The Chicago Cubs have suffered / their worst defeat of the season.
FAIL [ no plural ]

B2 an occasion when someone or something is made to fail:

the defeat of apartheid

(Definition von “defeat noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)