defensor

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

defensor (plural defensors)

  1. One who defends; a defender.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fabyan to this entry?)
  2. (law) A defender or advocate in court; a guardian or protector.
  3. (ecclesiastical) The patron of a church; an officer having charge of the temporal affairs of a church.

References[edit]

  • defensor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

defensor

  1. future infinitive of defensar

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēfēnsor m (genitive dēfēnsoris); third declension

  1. One who defends

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dēfēnsor dēfēnsorēs
genitive dēfēnsoris dēfēnsorum
dative dēfēnsorī dēfēnsoribus
accusative dēfēnsorem dēfēnsorēs
ablative dēfēnsore dēfēnsoribus
vocative dēfēnsor dēfēnsorēs

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

defensor m (plural defensores, feminine defensora, feminine plural defensoras)

  1. defender (someone or something which defends)
  2. advocate (person who speaks in support of something)
  3. (law) defender (a lawyer)

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

defensor m (feminine defensora, masculine plural defensores, feminine plural defensoras)

  1. defending

Noun[edit]

defensor m (plural defensores, feminine defensora)

  1. defender
  2. advocate