Translation of "defence" - English-Italian dictionary


noun UK US defense uk /dɪˈfens/

protection, or something that provides protection against attack or criticism

the body’s defences against infection le difese / del corpo contro le infezioni

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

I play in defence. Gioco in difesa.

(Translation of “defence” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)