defense mechanism: (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
defense: (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
defense: the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; "the defense called for a mistrial"
defense: an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
refutation: the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; "his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive"; "in defense he said the other man started it"
defense: the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
'deFENCE' is an interactive conceptual art project for freedom of cohabitation, designed in such a way as to include each beholder personally. In tradition of Marcel Duchamp, the two main roles of this exhibit are the work itself, and the person watching it. ...
Defense (aka Mekelakeya) is an Ethiopian football club, in the city of Addis Abeba. They play in the Ethiopian Premier League, the top level of professional football in Ethiopia.
Within the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposition from attacking.
In civil proceedings and criminal prosecutions under the common law, a defendant may raise a defense (or defence) in an attempt to avoid criminal or civil liability. ...
Defense (or defence) has several uses in the sphere of military application.
The Defence was an American Revolutionary War ship that was part of the Penobscot Expedition. The ship burned to the waterline and sank. The location of the wreck was discovered in 1972 by the Maine Maritime Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The wreck was studied later.
The action of protecting from attack; Something used to oppose attack; An argument in support or justification of something
(Defences) The statement by way of defence lodged by the defender, being the party against whom a civil action is brought. The plural signifies, presumably, that the defender may rely on more legal answers than one.
(Defences) Are the walls around a player’s center of power, they help the defender by applying a penalty to the attacker’s strength the bigger the walls the bigger the penalty while the more damaged walls are the smaller it is. They also help increasing recruiting if they are manned.
(Defences) a document lodged by the Defender in the Court of Session or the Sheriff Court in response to the Initial Writ or Summons.
A legal reason why a claim made against a person should not succeed
The accused person’s case and the lawyers who represent them.
Reply to Particulars or Statement of Claim.
A defendant or accused person's reason(s) why a plaintiff or a prosecutor does not have a valid case.
A reply, rebuttal or answer to an action or application. A Respondent's defence may attack a Claimant's claim on the truth of the facts set out by the Claimant, the law applicable to the case, or both.
(1) Arguments put to a court to show that a criminal charge or a civil claim has not been proved. (2) The lawyers who try to persuade the court that an accused person is not guilty or that a civil claim has not been proved.
A position primarily responsible for stopping the opposition from scoring. A team normally has two defencemen on the ice at any time.
defénse, dêfense (the latter pronunciation is for sport only, but always the different spelling)
The act of protecting one’s goal area when the opponent has the ball.