Example sentences for: defenses

How can you use “defenses” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But invoking such defenses publicly would destroy his reputation.

  • Washington has long abandoned thoughts of defending against a full Russian onslaught--even a launch unauthorized by Moscow would easily swamp the proposed U.S. defenses.

  • The case has triggered protests in New York, passionate defenses of law enforcement from Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and other supporters, and a national debate over police tactics in black and Hispanic neighborhoods.

  • It should develop net assessments (comparing enemy capabilities and intentions against U.S. defenses and countermeasures).

  • In April 1862, a Union naval force led by David G. Farragut capitalized on Confederate unpreparedness and penetrated the defenses of New Orleans.


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