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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “defence mechanism”

defence mechanism

noun [C] UK (US defense mechanism)
 
 
an automatic way of behaving or thinking by which you protect yourself from something, especially from feeling unpleasant emotions
防卫表现;防卫心理
Arrogance is often a defence mechanism.
傲慢往往是一种防卫表现。
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(Definition of defence mechanism from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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