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defence

noun UK ( US defense)
 
/dɪˈfens/
protection, or something that provides protection against attack or criticism
defesa
the body’s defences against infection
B1 the part of a sports team that tries to prevent the other team from scoring points
defesa
I play in defence.
(Definition of defence from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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