defesa

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From Latin dēfensa (defence).

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defesa f (plural defesas)

  1. defence (the act of defending)
  2. that which defends
  3. (law) the defendant’s representation (lawyers and staff who argue on behalf of the defendant in court)
  4. defence (argument in support or justification of something)
  5. (sports) defence (portion of a team dedicated to preventing the other team from scoring)
  6. (higher education) the formal presentation of a dissertation, thesis or project

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