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Definitions and meanings of "Defenses"

What do we mean by defenses?

The action of defending or protecting from attack, danger, or injury.

Anything employed to oppose attack(s).

An argument in support or justification of something.

Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.

A prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.

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The word "defenses" in example sentences

With his title defenses headlining the card, WWE started setting attendance records at the Boston Garden and Philadelphia Spectrum. ❋ Kevin Sullivan (2010)

I have seen both of his title defenses since then and they have been boring. ❋ Adam Gregorich (2010)

The title defenses were against Dusty Rhodes, Magnum T.A., ❋ Buck Woodward (2010)

Because alcoholic family systems are often steeped in defenses such as denial and minimization, they may actively resist talking about the fear and anxiety they are experiencing. ❋ Dr. Tian Dayton (2010)

In the absence of better evidence, vaccines and antivirals must be viewed as only partial and uncertain defenses against the flu. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Poland and the Czech Republic had based much of their future security policy on getting the missile defenses from the United States. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Skeptics say he needs to improve his blocking, but his size and uncanny ability to find openings in defenses will certainly get interest. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The champion's last four title defenses have been as perplexing as his first few were thrilling, and many have wondered how we got to this point. ❋ Elliot Worsell (2011)

The very unique architecture described as a weakness in restoring systems after an attack, the fact that every company has a different set of defenses, is a benefit. ❋ Unknown (2010)

As middleweight title defenses began to mount up, Silva sought fresh challenges in the light-heavyweight division. ❋ Elliot Worsell (2011)

Twin defenses of Guantanamo Bay today in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal make the case against closing this delightful vacation spot. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Will more people notice if a Super Bowl running back who overcame a lineman's physique to roll over defenses is saying it? ❋ Unknown (2006)

Please note that the virtue of each of these defenses is that it does no damage to the reputation of the school (or to its degree-holders), and instead reinforces the idea that the norm at your school is high academic/ethical/professional standards. ❋ Richard Nokes (2006)

The feud went on for several months with Jazz making successful title defenses against Stratus, Lita and Ivory. ❋ ~~ Sabre ~~ (2007)

Until 2003, he had problems with leg control, lacking the ability to place the ball and pin defenses deep inside the red zone (made remarkable improvement as a senior) ... ❋ Unknown (2005)

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