English translation of 'Abwehr'
feminine noun no plural
1. (biology, psychology, medicine) defence (Brit) ⧫ defense (US) (+gen against)
(= Schutz) protection (+gen against)
der Abwehr von etw dienen to give protection against sth
2. (= Spionageabwehr) counterintelligence (service)
die Abwehr des Feindes the repulsing of the enemy
auf Abwehr stoßen to be repulsed
3. (sport) defence (Brit) ⧫ defense (US)
(= Abwehraktion) piece of defence (Brit) or defense (US) (work)
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