Definition of 'defenceless'
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It could leave millions defenceless against common illnesses such as food poisoning. The Sun (2017)He said:'This was the killing of a defenceless woman by a jealous and dangerous man. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts said they pose a global threat which could leave millions defenceless against common illnesses such as food poisoning and pneumonia. The Sun (2015)This was a shocking attack on a defenceless, elderly woman as she slept. The Sun (2012)They harried the defenceless woman like a pack of wolves, oblivious to watching police and photographers. The Sun (2006)The fact remains this was a ferocious attack on a defenceless vulnerable woman much smaller than you in her own home with a knife. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A public inquiry would tell the world all our intelligence secrets and leave us defenceless. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last night a local source said: 'It was a particularly brutal attack on a defenceless woman. The Sun (2011)I didn't leave him defenceless, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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