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English translation: defense!

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12:25 Jul 24, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Government / Politics
Spanish term or phrase: DEFENSE / DEFENCE
Inglés jurídico referido a la Ley de Habeas Data.
Si hablo de la defensa nacional y estoy traduciendo para EE UU, defense o defence?
Gracias !
Aurora Humarán
Argentina
Local time: 10:26
English translation:defense!
Explanation:
defense

SYLLABICATION: de·fense
PRONUNCIATION: d-fns
NOUN: 1. The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury. 2. A means or method of defending or protecting. 3. Sports The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger: will box in his third defense of his title. 4. An argument in support or justification of something. See synonyms at apology. 5. Law a. The action of the defendant in opposition to complaints against him or her. b. The defendant and his or her legal counsel. 6. The science or art of defending oneself; self-defense. 7. (often defns) Sports a. Means or tactics used in trying to stop the opposition from scoring. b. The team or those players on the team attempting to stop the opposition from scoring. 8. The military, governmental, and industrial complex, especially as it authorizes and manages weaponry production.
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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 14:26
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naDefense / Defence
jgal
nadefense!Marcus Malabad


  

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12 mins
defense!


Explanation:
defense

SYLLABICATION: de·fense
PRONUNCIATION: d-fns
NOUN: 1. The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury. 2. A means or method of defending or protecting. 3. Sports The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger: will box in his third defense of his title. 4. An argument in support or justification of something. See synonyms at apology. 5. Law a. The action of the defendant in opposition to complaints against him or her. b. The defendant and his or her legal counsel. 6. The science or art of defending oneself; self-defense. 7. (often defns) Sports a. Means or tactics used in trying to stop the opposition from scoring. b. The team or those players on the team attempting to stop the opposition from scoring. 8. The military, governmental, and industrial complex, especially as it authorizes and manages weaponry production.



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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 14:26
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in category: 12
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disagree  jgal: not in Britain!
3 hrs
  -> did you read the question, Julia?

agree  Terry Burgess: Yep!...and very thorough answer Marcus...I admire your stamina:-)
6 hrs
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3 hrs
Defense / Defence


Explanation:
Defense is the American spelling,
Defence is English...

HTH

Julia


jgal
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
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