Translation of "defence" - English-Polish dictionary

defence

noun UK ( US defense) uk us /dɪˈfens/
MILITARY [ U ]

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

obronność
Government spending on defence is increasing.
the defence minister/industry
PROTECTION [ C, U ]

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

obrona
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

stanąć w czyjejś obronie
the defence

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

obrona
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

obrona → See also self-defence

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