defensor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēfēnsor.

Noun[edit]

defensor (plural defensors)

  1. one who defends; a defender
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  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

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēfēnsor.

Noun[edit]

defensor m (plural defensors, feminine defensora)

  1. defender

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Verb[edit]

defensor

  1. future infinitive of defensar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dēfendō (I defend) +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēfēnsor m (genitive dēfēnsōris, feminine dēfēnstrīx); third declension

  1. one who defends

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēfēnsor dēfēnsōrēs
Genitive dēfēnsōris dēfēnsōrum
Dative dēfēnsōrī dēfēnsōribus
Accusative dēfēnsōrem dēfēnsōrēs
Ablative dēfēnsōre dēfēnsōribus
Vocative dēfēnsor dēfēnsōrēs

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēfēnsor.

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēfēnsor.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. defending

Noun[edit]

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

  1. defender
  2. advocate