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Defence or Defense

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Defence or Defense (US) : noun : protecting someone or something against attack

• The merchant bank is organizing the company's defense against the takeover bid.

• Fighting a lawsuit on behalf of a defendant

Defence Counsel = lawyer who represents the defendant in a lawsuit

Defend : verb : to fight to protect someone or something which is being attacked
• The company is defending itself against the takeover bid.

• He hired the best lawyers to defend him against the tax authorities.

• To defend a lawsuit = to appear in court to state your case when accused of something

Defendant : noun : person who is sued or who is accused of doing something to harm someone

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