French translation of 'defensively'
1. [say] sur la défensive
2. [play] défensivement
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Example Sentences Including 'defensively'
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I mean, you're still my wife...' `For the time being,' I said defensively.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
His arms stiffened, defensively, his heart --- he noticed --- was pumping violently.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
He said defensively, `I didn't believe you, that's the truth of it.THE ONLY GAME (2002)
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Used Occasionally. defensively is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translation of defensively from the Collins English to French Dictionary