Translation of "defence" - English-Spanish dictionary

defence

noun UK (US defense) uk /dɪˈfens/

protection, or something that provides protection against attack or criticism

defensa
the body’s defences against infection

B1 the part of a sports team that tries to prevent the other team from scoring points

defensa
I play in defence.

(Translation of “defence” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

defence

noun

the act or action of defending against attack

defensa
the defence of Rome
He spoke in defence/defense of the plans.

the method or equipment used to guard or protect

defensa
The walls will act as a defence/defense against flooding.

a person’s answer to an accusation especially in a law court

defensa
What is your defence/defense?
defenceless adjective ( defenseless)

helpless or without protection

indefenso
a defenceless/defenseless old lady.
the defence noun ( the defense)

(legal) the case on behalf of a person who is accused in a law court

la defensa
the counsel for the defence’defense.

(Translation of “defence” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)