Example sentences for: defence

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

  • In 1966, only two years after the publication of the book, General de Gaulle, then president of France, established a High Committee for the Defence and the Expansion of the French Language.

  • A recent study of cooperative territorial defence in lions, Panthera leo , described the correct ranking structure for a Prisoner's Dilemma [ 34 35 ] . However, cooperators did not retaliate against defectors.

  • Lamenting "the near total erosion of the distinction between the upmarket dailies and their tabloid print and television inferiors," MacArthur attacked both the Times and the Washington Post for persisting in a "self-righteous persecution of Mr. Clinton and defence of Mr. Starr's vice-squad techniques."

  • “The Met Office--a part of the Ministry of Defence and therefore shielded from accountability and the prying eyes of outsiders--is beyond the pail.”

  • 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.


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