German-English translation for "defensiv"

"defensiv" English translation

defensiv
[defɛnˈziːf]Adjektiv | adjective adj

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  • defensive
    defensiv Haltung, Maßnahme etc
    defensiv Haltung, Maßnahme etc
  • defensive
    defensiv Fahrweise
    defensiv Fahrweise
  • auch | alsoa. safety-conscious britisches Englisch | British EnglishBr
    defensiv
    defensiv
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defensiv
[defɛnˈziːf]Adverb | adverb adv

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examples
The contents of the report reveal that the proponents of decriminalisation are now on the defensive.
Sein Inhalt beweist, daß die drogenliberalen Kräfte nun in der Defensive sind.
Source: Europarl
You were very defensive today.
Sie waren ja heute sehr defensiv.
Source: Europarl
I think we must hold out strongly against it.
Diesbezüglich sollten wir uns sehr defensiv verhalten.
Source: Europarl
There were many good points in your reply, but I feel that you were somewhat defensive.
Die Antwort enthält viele gute Aspekte, doch verharren Sie mir ein wenig zu sehr in der Defensive.
Source: Europarl
Of course, as politicians we cannot just sit back and accept this.
Dies können wir als Politiker natürlich nicht defensiv hinnehmen.
Source: Europarl
So Europe, the European Union, should not always be put on the defensive.
Europa, die Europäische Union, sollte daher nicht immer in die Defensive gedrängt werden.
Source: Europarl
It is time that we put some of the people who are attacking Europe on the defensive.
Es ist Zeit, dass wir einige der Personen, die Europa angreifen, in die Defensive treiben.
Source: Europarl
I do not want to sound defensive.
Ich möchte nicht defensiv klingen.
Source: Europarl
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