English-German translation for "defensive"

"defensive" German translation

defensive
[diˈfensiv]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • Verteidigungs…, Schutz…, Abwehr…
    defensive
    defensive
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  • defensiv, sich verteidigend
    defensive self-protecting
    defensive self-protecting
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defensive
[diˈfensiv]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Verteidigungsmittelneuter | Neutrum n
    defensive rare | seltenselten (means of protection)
    Schutzmasculine | Maskulinum m
    defensive rare | seltenselten (means of protection)
    defensive rare | seltenselten (means of protection)
  • Defensivefeminine | Femininum f
    defensive defending
    Verteidigungfeminine | Femininum f
    defensive defending
    defensive defending
  • Abwehrfeminine | Femininum f
    defensive taktisch
    defensive taktisch
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  • to be (stand) on the defensive
    sich in der Defensive befinden (halten)
    to be (stand) on the defensive
  • to go on the defensive
    sich in die Defensive begeben
    to go on the defensive
to stand on the defensive
Widerstand leisten, die Verteidigungsstellung(en) beziehen
to stand on the defensive
offensive and defensive alliance
Schutz- und Trutzbündnis
offensive and defensive alliance

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