Hindi translation of 'defence'
defence [ Am defense]Word forms: defences /dɪˈfens डिˈफ़ेन्स्/
Word forms: defences
1. uncountable noun
Defence is action taken to protect someone or something from attack.
The architecture was designed with defence in mind.
Hagman spoke in defence of his friend.
2. uncountable noun
Defence is the organization of a country's armies and weapons to protect the country or its interests.
रक्षा मंत्रालय mn
Twenty eight percent of the budget is spent on defense.
3. plural noun
The defences of a country or region are its armed forces and weapons.
4. countable noun
A defence is something that people or animals can use or do to protect themselves.
The immune system is our main defence against disease.
5. countable noun
A defence is something that you say or write in support of ideas or actions that have been criticized.
He published a 10,000-word defence of his action.
6. countable noun
In a court of law, an accused person's defence is the process of presenting evidence in their favour.
He conducted his own defence.
7. singular noun
The defence is the case presented by a lawyer in a trial for the person who has been accused of a crime. You can also refer to the lawyers for this person as the defence.
the defence argues/claims/alleges something
a defence lawyer/barrister/attorney
8. countable noun
In a sports team, the defence is the group of players who try to stop the opposing team scoring. For this meaning, defence can take the singular or plural form of the verb.
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Example Sentences Including 'defence'
Simon could merely be preparing a defence of diminished responsibility.Thy Brother Death
He thinks he'll be protected -- that's all the defence he's got.The Last Raven
They were to hold their positions at all costs, and only resort to firepower as a last means of defence.The Devil's Door
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'defence' in Other Languages
- Arabic: دِفَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: defesa
- Chinese: 防守
- Croatian: obrana
- Czech: obrana
- Danish: forsvar
- Dutch: verdediging
- European Spanish: defensa
- Finnish: puolustus
- French: défense
- German: Verteidigung
- Greek: άμυνα
- Italian: difesa
- Japanese: 防御
- Korean: 수비
- Norwegian: forsvar
- Polish: obrona
- Portuguese: defesa
- Romanian: apărare apărări
- Russian: защита
- Spanish: defensa
- Swedish: försvar
- Thai: การป้องกัน
- Turkish: savunma
- Ukrainian: захист
- Vietnamese: sự phòng thủ
Translation of defence from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary