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Definition of "defender" []

  • (in the US) a lawyer engaged at public expense to represent indigent defendants (noun)
  • Someone who defends people or property. (noun)

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  • A lawyer who represents defendants. (noun)
  • A fighter who repels an attack. (noun)
  • One of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring. (noun)

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Use "defender" in a sentence
  • "So I have nothing to lose playing Federer, who's the title defender here."
  • "Of course, I was under pressure as the title defender but I trained really well and now I can't believe I have won for the second time in a row at the London Marathon."
  • "'And of course, every successful completion of these individual steps makes us look forward to the' Dakar 'in Argentina and Chile, which as the title defender we want to again decide in our favour, with even greater anticipation."