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Main Entry: 1de·fen·sive
Pronunciation: di-fen(t)-siv, d-fen(t)-
Function: adjective 1: serving or intended to defend or protect <a defensive alliance> 2: resisting or preventing attack <defensive behavior> 3: of or relating to the attempt to keep an opponent from scoring in a game or contest <a player with good defensive skills> - de·fen·sive·lyadverb - de·fen·sive·nessnoun