English to Samoan Meaning :: defense

Defense :
puipuiga
- puipuigadefensedmalupuipuiapuipuigadefensing
 

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Noun(1) (military(2) protection from harm(3) (sports(4) the justification for some act or belief(5) (psychiatry(6) the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947(7) the defendant and his legal advisors collectively(8) the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions(9) an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack(10) a structure used to defend against attack(11) a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him(12) the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury

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(1) Indymedia has established a solidarity statement in defense of its freedom to publish.(2) Those who formulate defense policy and military strategy must learn to see beyond the immediate and the obvious.(3) Most American defense planners naturally consider military predominance to be a major strength.(4) For 90 minutes, we hear a string of witnesses for the prosecution and defense , circumstantial evidence versus a plea of psychosis.(5) But as the disease spread out of control, authorities switched to vaccinations as the main form of defense , he added.(6) He is the most consistent player on defense , and the team can't afford to lose him.(7) The White Sox usually rank near the bottom of the league in team defense but have reversed that trend.(8) A lot of players won't play defense [if they're not scoring].(9) The appropriate metaphor is no longer that of traditional military defense or even police protection.(10) Others suggested that he was at fault for trying to present an alibi defense .(11) Your main defense against them is billions of acidophilus bacteria, your ÔÇÿgoodÔÇÖ intestinal flora.(12) The point is not to favor one ÔÇÿsideÔÇÖ or the other, prosecution or defense , but to get to the truth.(13) defense policy(14) they relied on missiles for the country's defense(15) his first title defense against Jones(16) But military defense that protected only one state, or a small group of states, still is a public good.
Related Words
(1) self-defense ::
o le puipuiga
Synonyms
Noun
1. protection ::
puipuiga
2. barricade ::
punipuni
3. vindication ::
faamaoniga
5. refutation ::
refutation
6. department of defense ::
matagaluega o le puipuiga
7. denial ::
faʻafitiga
8. defence mechanism ::
puipuiga faiga
9. defensive measure ::
fua puipui
Different Forms
defense, defensed, defenseless, defenses, defensing
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I was charged
with the defense of King\'s Landing

I was charged with the DEFENSE of King's Landing

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3


In Leonard\'s defense,
it wasn\'t for lack of trying.

In Leonard's DEFENSE, it wasn't for lack of trying.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 10


Uh, well, in my defense, I tell everybody.

Uh, well, in my DEFENSE, I tell everybody.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 4


so Prieto will have to improvise\\Nhis strongest defense on the fly.\0

so Prieto will have to improvise
his strongest DEFENSE on the fly.

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 2


You led the defense of King\'s Landing.

You led the DEFENSE of King's Landing.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4


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