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not defend
index dissent (withhold assent)

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  • Defend Your Castle — Main menu for the Wii version of Defend Your Castle Developer(s) XGen Studios Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • defend — de·fend vt 1: to drive danger or attack away from using a weapon to defend oneself 2: to act as attorney for (a defendant) appointed to defend the accused 3: to deny or oppose the rights of a plaintiff in regard to (a suit or claim) intend to… …   Law dictionary

  • defend — de‧fend [dɪˈfend] verb [transitive] LAW 1. if a lawyer defends someone charged with a crime, he or she represents that person and argues that they are not guilty of the charge 2. to do something in order to stop something being taken away or to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Defend — De*fend (d[ e]*f[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Defended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Defending}.] [F. d[ e]fendre, L. defendere; de + fendere (only in comp.) to strike; perh. akin to Gr. qei nein to strike, and E. dint. Cf. {Dint}, {Defense}, {Fend}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defend Colorado Now — (DCN) was a ballot initiative introduced in January 2006 to amend the constitution of Colorado to deny non emergency public services that are not required by federal law to illegal immigrants in Colorado. It was similar to the recently approved… …   Wikipedia

  • not take crap from someone — phrase to not let someone behave in an unpleasant or unfair way towards you Thesaurus: to defend or protect yourselfsynonym Main entry: crap …   Useful english dictionary

  • defend — [[t]dɪfe̱nd[/t]] ♦♦ defends, defending, defended 1) VERB If you defend someone or something, you take action in order to protect them. [V n] Every man who could fight was now committed to defend the ridge... [V n] His courage in defending… …   English dictionary

  • defend */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈfend] / US verb Word forms defend : present tense I/you/we/they defend he/she/it defends present participle defending past tense defended past participle defended 1) [transitive] to protect someone or something from attack Thousands of… …   English dictionary

  • defend — de|fend [ dı fend ] verb *** ▸ 1 protect from attack ▸ 2 speak to support someone/something ▸ 3 prevent something from failing ▸ 4 in law ▸ 5 try to win again ▸ 6 in sports 1. ) transitive to protect someone or something from attack: Thousands of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • defend*/*/ — [dɪˈfend] verb 1) [T] to protect someone or something from attack Can the military defend the city against attack?[/ex] 2) [T] to say things to support someone or something We will defend their right to free speech.[/ex] 3) to try to prevent your …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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