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Pronunciation of Defends: Learn how to pronounce Defends in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word defend:

verb
[with object]
1resist an attack made on (someone or something); protect from harm or danger:
we shall defend our island, whatever the cost
speak or write in favour of (an action or person); attempt to justify:
he defended his policy of imposing high rates
compete to retain (a title or seat) in a contest or election:
he won the party’s nomination to defend the Welsh seat
(as adjective defending)
the defending champion
2conduct the case for (the party being accused or sued) in a lawsuit:
he is a lawyer who specializes in defending political prisoners
3 [no object] (in sport) protect one’s goal or wicket rather than attempt to score against one’s opponents:
they were forced to defend for long periods
Derivatives
defendable
adjective
Origin:
Middle English: from Old French defendre, from Latin defendere, from de- ‘off’ + -fendere ‘to strike’. Compare with offend