Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who defends; a defender.
  • n. A defender or advocate in court; a guardian or protector.
  • n. The patron of a church; an officer having charge of the temporal affairs of a church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A defender.
  • n. A defender or an advocate in court; a guardian or protector.
  • n. The patron of a church; an officer having charge of the temporal affairs of a church.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who defends.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • (…) Víctor Jara, un hombre comprometido, solidario, defensor de la libertad que terminó pagándolo con su propia vida.

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  • I am a defensor of Kyoto as the solution to rainbow effects.

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  • This law, called historic memory, has been criticized not only by the Popular Party but also by the ex-prime minister Felipe Gonzalez and by Fernando Mujica, the Spanish defensor del pueblo, or ombudsman, who is also socialist.

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  • This law, called Historic Memory, has been criticized not only by the Popular Party but also by the ex-prime minister Felipe González and Fernando Mujica, the Spanish defensor del pueblo, or ombudsman, who is also socialist.

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  • De um lado temos Nicholas Negroponte, dinamizador do programa 100$ laptop e defensor do software open source e do uso criativo da tecnologia, do outro lado temos Craig Barrett, presidente da Aliança Global das Nações Unidas para as Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação e ex-chefe da Intel, defensor de pcs e portáteis convencionais a baixo custo e do uso sistemático do Office nas salas de aula.

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  • Edit necesito el correo de los qeu quieran conversar sobre el dilema de la crecion evolucion, soy cristiano y acepto la literalidad del genesisi ademas de ser exponente del diseño inteligente aunqeu ellos no esten del todo familiarizados con la tierra joven si soy un total defensor del creacionismo biblico.

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  • And even more interesting, brave and admirable Human Rights defensor, COFAVIC leader Liliana Ortega is actually on the dog house of chavismo as she has pursued human rights defense equally strongly under Chavez as she did before Chavez.

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  • Henricus Dei gratia, Rex Angli�, et Franci�, fidei defensor, ac dominus Hiberni�, Serenissimo Principi; domino Ioanni eadem gratia

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  • At Rome the cause dragged on, -- there is a gap at this epoch in the reports of the Rota, and it does not appear if there was any argument either by the advocates of the 'orator' or 'oratrix', or by the defensor, -- till at last, on March 25, 1534, the Pope, in a

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Raymund of Pennafort defined the terms haereticus, receptor, fautor, defensor, etc., and outlined the penalties to be inflicted.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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