Definitions of "defense"
  1. Refers to the act of resisting an attack, assertion or accusation
  2. It is the justification or argument made by a defendant in response to a charge or an assertion made in a legal suit
  3. This term also means the justification by which a person obligated under a negotiable instrument seeks to evade liability
  4. Relates to the party or individual who argues against a claim or charge in a legal proceeding
How to use "defense" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer presented a strong defense on behalf of the accused.
  2. The defendant claimed innocence as part of his defense.
  3. Under the defense stipulation, the payee avoided liability under the negotiable instrument.

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