Meaning of “defensible” in the English Dictionary

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"defensible" in British English

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defensibleadjective

uk /dɪˈfen.sə.bəl/ us /dɪˈfen.sə.bəl/ US also defendable

able to be protected from attack, or able to be supported by argument:

A city built on an island is easily defensible.
High petrol taxes are defensible on ecological grounds.

(Definition of “defensible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"defensible" in American English

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defensibleadjective

us /dɪˈfen·sə·bəl/

able to be supported by argument, esp. when criticized:

He’s presenting a plan that is morally defensible and politically realistic.

(Definition of “defensible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)