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Definition of Defense

Defense

  1. Alt. of Defence
  2. To furnish with defenses; to fortify.

Defense Quotations

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The principle of self defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
Abraham Lincoln

The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.
Winston Churchill

In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.
Thomas Jefferson
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Defense Translations

defense in Danish is forsvar
defense in Dutch is defensie, verdediging, weer, afweer
defense in German is Verteidigung, Abwehr {f}
defense in Latin is tutamen, propugnaculum
defense in Portuguese is defesa
defense in Spanish is defensa

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