Example sentences for: defended

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

  • There, the French fortress of Louisbourg, which defended the sea approaches to Québec, was seized by the British in 1744.

  • Gore has defended the bombing-only strategy so vehemently that he'll suffer if the president does send ground troops.

  • But you may be able to withhold the product from the market while you experiment with ways to improve it, and you can change the product significantly and still retain possession of its name, as the makers of Tabasco did when they altered the formula of their hot sauce but successfully defended their right to exclusive use of the trademark.

  • About a year ago the chairman of Cathay Pacific, Peter Sutch, defended such arrangements, saying that "unfettered competition" would destroy the "stability" of the market.

  • The name refers to the fishermen who defended the ramparts here in the 18th century.


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