Defense | Definition of Defense by Merriam-Webster
Definition of defense. (Entry 1 of 2) 1a : the act or action of defending the defense of our country speak out in defense of justice quickly jumped to her friend's defense. b law : the denial, answer, or plea (see plea sense 2b) of one against whom a criminal or civil action is brought : a defendant 's denial, answer, or plea.
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