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defend

verb /diˈfend/
to guard or protect against attack The soldiers defended the castle I am prepared to defend my opinions. (legal) to conduct the defence/defense of (a person) in a law court. defendant noun (legal) a person accused or sued in a law court
demandado, acusado
The defendant pleaded ’not guilty’.
defender noun a person who defends (someone or something)
defensor
He’s one of the best defenders in the league the defenders of the castle.
defensive /-siv/ adjective protective or resisting attack
defensivo
a defensive attitude defensive action.
(Definition of defend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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