Example sentences for: defense

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

  • "John" described the CIA as an agency that tended to play a "zone defense."

  • A direct hit could eventually lead to implementation, but also to an arms race, critics say, as other countries try to develop technology that outmaneuvers the new defense.

  • Cells also encounter elevated levels of these reactive oxygen species when they are released by animals, plants, and insects as a defense against detrimental organisms such as microbial pathogens.

  • But we don't accept that as a defense.

  • Last Thursday, in a speech at the National Defense University, President Clinton passionately disavowed the theory that ethnic slaughter is an incurable Balkan disease.

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