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00:23 Oct 21, 2002
English to Korean translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Defense

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5방위 or 방어 or 수비 or 국방mymuse



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방위 or 방어 or 수비 or 국방

방위 (pronounced bahng-wee) is the general word for defense - the opposite of offense.

방어 (pronounced bahng-uh) is similar to 방위, but is used more in physical contact situations.

수비 (pronounced soo-bi) is used as the word for defense in sports games.

국방 (pronounced gook-bahng) is used when describing national (military) defense.

항변 (pronounced hahng-byun) is used in as the noun for defense in the courtroom.

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