Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “defiance”


noun [U]     /dɪˈfaɪəns/
when you refuse to obey someone or something
вызывающее поведение, неповиновение
an act of defiance Opposing and againstResponding to an attack
(Definition of defiance noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Opposing & against, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing opposition & disapproval topic area:

Definitions of “defiance” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More