English version

defense

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdefensede‧fense1 /dɪˈfens/ noun [countable, uncountable]  x-refthe American spelling of defence
Examples from the Corpus
defenseGary was an electrical engineer for a defense contractor in the Washington area.Each clinic defense required extensive planning.They have hired separate criminal defense attorneys.There are plans to increase defense spending by 6%.Jeffery J.. Carlson, a Santa Monica defense lawyer offered a similar critique.the Department of DefenseMartin decided to speak in his own defense.Taylor plays defense for the New York Giants.The Saints had 213 total yards against a Raider defense ranked last in rushing, passing and overall defense.The defense contends the fight was an isolated case.The defense for this kind of programing proceeds along the following lines.The tragedy is that you have to twist the knife in your own gray matter to make this defense work.
defensede‧fense2 /dɪˈfens $ ˈdiːfens/ noun [countable, uncountable] American English  the players in a game of football etc whose main job is to try to prevent the other team from getting points
Examples from the Corpus
defenseGary was an electrical engineer for a defense contractor in the Washington area.Each clinic defense required extensive planning.They have hired separate criminal defense attorneys.Jeffery J.. Carlson, a Santa Monica defense lawyer offered a similar critique.The Saints had 213 total yards against a Raider defense ranked last in rushing, passing and overall defense.The defense contends the fight was an isolated case.The defense for this kind of programing proceeds along the following lines.The tragedy is that you have to twist the knife in your own gray matter to make this defense work.
From Longman Business DictionarydefensedefenseFINANCELAW the American spelling of DEFENCE
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.