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defend

verb
 
 
/dɪˈfend/
PROTECT [T] B1 to protect someone or something from being attacked, especially by fighting
savunmak, müdafaa etmek
The army was sent in to defend the country against enemy attack. [often reflexive] She tried to defend herself with a knife.Responding to an attack
SUPPORT [T] B2 to support someone or something that is being criticized
karşı koymak, eleştirilere karşı birini desteklemek
The newspaper's editor defended his decision to publish the photos.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
LAW [T] to try to show in a court that someone is not guilty of a crime
mahkemede savunmak
He has hired two lawyers to defend him in court.Taking legal action
SPORT [I, T] to try to stop the other sports team from scoring points
gol olmaması için savunma yapmak
General terms used in ball sports
defend a championship/title, etc to try to win a match or competition that you have won before
bir şampiyonluğu/ünvanı korumak
Competing in sportCompeting and contending (non-sporting)
defender noun [C] B2
savunucu, savunan
(Definition of defend from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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