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Translation of "defend" - English-Turkish dictionary

defend

verb     /dɪˈfend/
PROTECT [T] B1 to protect someone or something from being attacked, especially by fighting savunmak, müdafaa etmek The army was sent in to defend the country against enemy attack. [often reflexive] She tried to defend herself with a knife.Responding to an attack
SUPPORT [T] B2 to support someone or something that is being criticized karşı koymak, eleştirilere karşı birini desteklemek The newspaper's editor defended his decision to publish the photos.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
LAW [T] to try to show in a court that someone is not guilty of a crime mahkemede savunmak He has hired two lawyers to defend him in court.Taking legal action
SPORT [I, T] to try to stop the other sports team from scoring points gol olmaması için savunma yapmak General terms used in ball sports
defend a championship/title, etc to try to win a match or competition that you have won before bir şampiyonluğu/ünvanı korumak Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
defender noun [C] B2 savunucu, savunan
(Definition of defend from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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