Translation of "defence" - English-Portuguese dictionary

defence

noun UK (US defense) uk /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.

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