The act of supporting:
A person who serves as a public representative of a business, group, etc., usually because of his or her prestige
A halt made by a touring theatrical company to give a performance; also, the place stopped at
(Computers) A device or area used to store data temporarily.
Any material or structure used for protection against radiation
A guarding or keeping safe; care; protection; guardianship
Protection or defense against escape
Something that provides protection against attack, loss, or injury, as:
An upright structure of wood, stone, brick, etc., serving to enclose, divide, support, or protect
A similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
A means of protection or defense; a bulwark.
A safeguard, especially one viewed as a guarantee of the integrity of social institutions:
The definition of a garrison is a military fort or a body of troops stationed at a military fort.
(Archaic) A means of defense; a protection.
A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control.
A person or thing serving as a strong defense or protection
The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
A safeguard or protection:
An act in response or retaliation:
The fact of having been elsewhere when a crime in question was committed.
A box, sheath, or covering generally.
All such declarations, spoken or written, offered in a legal case or deliberative hearing.
The act or practice of making such a reply
(Law) A plaintiff's response to the defendant's answer or plea, especially with regard to counterclaims made by the defendant.
(Archaic) The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship.
Refutation is the act of proving something wrong or false.
(--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
An apology or formal defense of an idea, religion, etc., esp. such a defense of one's own beliefs or conduct
Resistance is defined as a refusal to give in or to something that slows down or prevents something.
The act or process of explaining:
The act or an instance of inoculating, especially the introduction of an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
Those giving such support
A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
Protection is a person or thing that shields from danger, pain or discomfort, or money paid to avoid violence or prosecution.
An area dominated or occupied by a special group or distinguished by a special quality:
The definition of a fortress is a secured and strong place.
The act or process of fortifying.
The definition of a fort is a building that has been protected, often because of its military importance.
A reply; answer
A device or mechanism which is designed to protect.
A flight arrow
(Figuratively) A prolonged assault or attack
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
The state of being offended.
The definition of a prosecution is a criminal court proceeding against someone.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
The act or an instance of deserting.
An act of subjecting or an instance of being subjected to an action or an influence:
A statement of the main parts of a subject
A statement or argument used in such a validation.
The act of stating or declaring:
A statement made in connection with a case or legal matter, or intended to have a formal status or effect.
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