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English definition of “defensible”

defensible

adjective     /dɪˈfen.sɪ.bl̩/ (US also defendable)
able to be protected from attack, or able to be supported by argument: A city built on an island is easily defensible. High petrol taxes are defensible on ecological grounds.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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