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defensive

US [dɪˈfensɪv]
UK [dɪ'fensɪv]
  • n.辩护;守势
  • adj.防御的;保护的;保卫的;戒备的
  • Web防御性;防卫的;防守型
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adj.
1.
防御的;保护的;保卫的protecting sb/sth against attack
a defensive measure
防御措施
Troops took up a defensive position around the town.
部队在全城采取了守势。
2.
戒备的;怀有戒心的;自卫的behaving in a way that shows that you feel that people are criticizing you
Don't ask him about his plans─he just gets defensive.
别问他有什么计划,他老存有戒心。
3.
防守的connected with trying to prevent the other team or player from scoring points or goals
defensive play
防守型打法
n.
IDM
Their questions about the money put her on the defensive.
他们问到钱的问题时,她就警觉起来。
Warnings of an enemy attack forced the troops onto the defensive.
敌军显示出进攻的迹象,部队不得不进入戒备状态。
on/onto the defensive
处于防御姿态;处于戒备状态;采取守势acting in a way that shows that you expect to be attacked or criticized; having to defend yourself
Their questions about the money put her on the defensive.
他们问到钱的问题时,她就警觉起来。
Warnings of an enemy attack forced the troops onto the defensive.
敌军显示出进攻的迹象,部队不得不进入戒备状态。

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