Example sentences for: defences

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

  • Sections of the stone defences date back to Mycenaean times, though the majority were constructed during the first millennium and were reinforced by the Turks.

  • deploy to infect and counteract host defences.

  • Ultimately, however, sequencing should reveal the molecular tricks that this genus uses to subvert the defences of its plant hosts, allowing scientists to come up with new ways to combat these troublesome organisms.

  • Following the death of the Prophet Mohammed in 632, Arab armies, united under Islam, poured out of their homeland, and soon took Egypt, Syria, and Palestine from the Byzantines; Constantinople was besieged from 674 to 678, but survived because of its defences.

  • The new idea is that there are pathways that can boost our defences against ageing—the ‘ageing-can-be-regulated’ discovery … that genes can control ageing [and] that there are pathways that [we can use to] slow down the process,” he says.

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