Translation of "defence" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun UK ( US defense) uk us /dɪˈfens/

the weapons and military forces that a country uses to protect itself against attack

savunma, müdafaa
Government spending on defence is increasing.
the defence minister/industry

B2 protection, or something that provides protection against attack or criticism

savunma, koruma, müdafaa
the body's defences against infection
She argued strongly in defence of her actions.
come to sb's defence

to support someone when they are being criticized

birinin savunmasına yardım etmek, desteklemek, eleştiriler karşısında yardım etmek
the defence

[ group ] the lawyers in a court who work in support of the person who is accused of a crime

müdafaa/savunma avukatları
He was cross-examined by the defence.
a defence lawyer
SPORT [ C, U ]

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

(spor) savunma → See also self-defence

(Translation of “defence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)