Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “defensible”

defensible

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈfent.sɪ.bl̩/ (US also defendable)
able to be protected from attack, or able to be supported by argument
有防衛能力的;合乎情理的,有正當理由的
A city built on an island is easily defensible.
建在島上的城市較易於防守。
High petrol taxes are defensible on ecological grounds.
從保護生態環境的角度來說,徴收高額汽油稅是有道理的。
Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of defensible from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Backing, supporting & defending, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing agreement & support topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “defensible” in other dictionaries

Translations of “defensible”

Word of the Day

mutant

an organism that is different from others of its type because of a permanent change in its genes

Word of the Day

What’s that lovely smell?

by Kate Woodford,
October 29, 2014
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either

Read More 

high-frequency trading noun

October 27, 2014
a type of stock market trading that uses very complex technology to trade extremely quickly, often making tiny profits which nevertheless add up to substantial sums Lewis’s book, Flash Boys, is driving a huge amount of attention toward the topic of high frequency trading, and it has rekindled some of

Read More