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defenceless

adjective UK (US defenseless) uk   us   /dɪˈfens.ləs/
Defenceless people, animals, places, or things are weak and unable to protect themselves from attack: a small defenceless child a defenceless city They were defenceless against the enemy bombs.
defencelessness
noun [U] (US defenselessness) uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “defenceless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有防衛能力的,不能自衛的…
in Russian беззащитный…
in Turkish savunmasız, korumasız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有防卫能力的,不能自卫的…
in Polish bezbronny…
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