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defence

US [dɪˈfens]
UK [dɪ'fens]
  • n.防御;防守;辩护;防务
  • Web防卫;保卫;防御力
Plural Form:defences  
Defence
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n.
防御protection against attack
1.
[u]
防御;保护;保卫the act of protecting sb/sth from attack, criticism, etc.
soldiers who died in defence of their country
为保卫祖国而献身的战士
When her brother was criticized she leapt to his defence .
她的哥哥受到批评时,她马上跳出来卫护。
What points can be raised in defence of this argument?
有什么论点能提出来为这个说法辩护呢?
I have to say in her defence that she knew nothing about it beforehand.
我得为她说句话,她事先并不知道此事。
2.
[c][u]
~ (against sth)
防御物;防务;防御能力something that provides protection against attack from enemies, the weather, illness, etc.
The town walls were built as a defence against enemy attacks.
城墙是为防御敌人袭击而修建的。
The harbour's sea defences are in poor condition.
港口的海防工事状况很差。
The body has natural defence mechanisms to protect it from disease.
人体对疾病具有先天性防御机制。
Humour is a more effective defence than violence.
幽默是比暴力更有效的防御武器。
3.
[u]
国防机构;国防体系the organization of the people and systems that are used by a government to protect a country from attack
the Ministry of Defence
国防部
the Department of Defense
国防部
Further cuts in defence spending are being considered.
目前正在考虑进一步削减国防开支。
支持support
4.
[c]
辩解;辩白something that is said or written in order to support sth
a defence of Marxism
为马克思主义辩解
法律law
5.
[c]
辩护;辩词;答辩what is said in court to prove that a person did not commit a crime; the act of presenting this argument in court
Her defence was that she was somewhere completely different at the time of the crime.
她的辩词是案发时她根本就不在现场。
He wanted to conduct his own defence.
他想自己为自己辩护。
6.
[singspv]
辩护律师the lawyer or lawyers whose job is to prove in court that a person did not commit a crime
体育运动in sport
7.
[sing][u]
防守队员;防守;后卫the players who must prevent the other team from scoring; the position of these players on the sports field
Welford cut through the defence to score the winning goal.
韦尔福特突破防守射进了制胜的一球。
She plays in defence .
她打防守。
He plays on defense .
他打防守。
8.
[c]
卫冕赛a contest, game, etc. in which the previous winner or winners compete in order to try to win again
Barcelona's defence of the Champions League title
欧洲冠军联赛巴塞罗纳队的冠军卫冕赛

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