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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
2. That which defends or protects; anything employed to oppose attack, ward off violence or danger, or maintain security; a guard; a protection.
3. Protecting plea; vindication; justification.
4. The defendant's answer or plea; an opposing or denial of the truth or validity of the plaintiff's or prosecutor's case; the method of proceeding adopted by the defendant to protect himself against the plaintiff's action.
6. Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.
Part of Speech: noun, transitive verb
1. See Defense.
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