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Translation of "defensive" - English-Spanish dictionary

defensive

adjective   /dɪˈfen.sɪv/
used to protect someone or something against attack defensivo These are purely defensive weapons, not designed for attack. →  Opposite offensive adjective (ATTACKING) 19917092434
too quick to protect yourself from being criticized defensivo, a la defensiva When asked about his decision, he got very defensive. There’s no need to get so defensive!11641166
in a sports event, trying to prevent the opposing player or players from scoring points, goals, etc. defensivo He’s currently the best defensive player on the team.2233
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