Example sentences for: defence

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

  • The senior John Adams was a leader in the American Revolution and wrote the influential tracts Thoughts on Government and Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America . He saw no reason his eldest son, born in 1767, shouldn't attain equal greatness.

  • So in a.d. 294, they decided to build a defence on the east side to make it harder for any invaders to establish a foothold here.

  • The paper clearly laid out its Wag the Dog theory: "After a weekend of sexual revelations and lies, which have taken a severe toll on his reputation, the President with the help of the Defence Secretary, William Cohen, has found a means of rallying the country behind the presidency and the Stars and Stripes."

  • This is especially relevant to the design of subunit vaccines for malaria and schistosomiasis where high titers of high affinity antibodies are usually the best defence against invading organisms [ 11 16 24 ] . Creating T cell epitopes in expressed proteins has been demonstrated here for Hartley strain guinea pigs, and for various inbred strains of mice [ 37 38 ] . Interestingly, the introduction of T cell epitopes from a hen-egg lysozyme or ovalbumin into mouse TNF-alpha also resulted in an increased cross-reactive antibody response in mice [ 38 ] . However, the protein construct was no longer cytotoxic for L929 cells, suggesting that the modified protein was not in the correct tertiary configuration.

  • Bitter detection warns of foods containing poisons—many of the poisonous compounds produced by plants for defence are bitter.


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