Some articles on defence:
... Their numbers were reinforced by at least 25 Falkland Islands Defence Force (FIDF) members ... Graham Bound, an islander who lived through the Argentine occupation, reports in his book Falkland Islanders At War that the higher figure of approximately 40 (both serving and past) members of the FIDF reported for duty at their Drill Hall ...
... at Middlesbrough, Ehiogu quickly became a mainstay in the central defence since joining the club and rejoining his former team mate Gareth Southgate in central defence ... loan move, usually alongside Matt Heath in central defence ...
... Defence Intelligence is a key member of the United Kingdom Intelligence Community, but differs from the agencies (SIS, GCHQ, and the Security Service) in that it is not a ... The organisation employs a mixture of civilian and military staff and is funded within the Defence budget ... Like the rest of the MOD Defence Intelligence was subject to the 2008 'Streamlining' initiative in which 20-25 percent of Central London staff were cut ...
... Defence Intelligence is headed by the Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) who is a serving three-star military officer and who, as the MOD's 'intellig ... The civilian Deputy Chief of Defence Intelligence (DCDI) is responsible for Defence Intelligence analysis and production, the military Assistant Chief ...
... DCDI manages the analysis and production directorates of Defence Intelligence (known as the Defence Intelligence Analytical Staff or DIAS) ...
More definitions of "defence":
- (noun): A defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him.
Synonyms: defense, denial, demurrer
- (noun): The defendant and his legal advisors collectively.
Synonyms: defense, defense team, defense lawyers
- (noun): (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires.
Synonyms: defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense
- (noun): Protection from harm.
- (noun): Military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies.
Synonyms: defense, defensive measure
Famous quotes containing the word defence:
“There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy.”
—E.V. (Edward Verrall)
“They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being protectedMremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.”
—Harriot K. Hunt (18051875)
“To choose a hardship for ourselves is our only defence against that hardship. This is what is meant by accepting suffering.... Those who, by their very nature, can suffer completely, utterly, have an advantage. That is how we can disarm the power of suffering, make it our own creation, our own choice; submit to it. A justification for suicide.”
—Cesare Pavese (19081950)