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DEFDefinition
DEFDefinite
DEFDefrost
DEFDiesel Exhaust Fluid (automotive)
DEFDefinitions (File Name Extension)
DEFDefend(ed)
DEFDeftones (band)
DEFDefense(ive)
DEFDefaults (File Name Extension)
DEFDark Elf (Everquest)
DEFDiamond Empowerment Fund
DEFDanmarks Elektroniske Forskningsbibliotek
DEFData Exchange Format
DEFDelayed Ettringite Formation (concrete)
DEFDesign Exchange Format (Cadence)
DEFDecision Education Foundation
DEFDisarmed Enemy Forces
DEFDefense Enterprise Fund
DEFDrug Education Forum
DEFDeployment Expeditionary Force (US Army)
DEFDetector and Extractor of Fileprints
DEFDirect Equipment Failure
DEFDecayed, Extracted, and Filled Tooth
DEFDose Effect Factor
DEFDigital Enforcement Faction
DEFDistance Enumerator Function
DEFDependents Function
DEFDevelopment & Evaluation Facility
DEFDigital Elimination Force
DEFDefensman/Defensmen (hockey)
DEFDetection Efficiency Function (microscope)
DEFDépartement de l'Emploi Francophone (French: Department of Employment Francophone; various locations)
DEFDiplôme d'Entraineur Fédéral de Football (French: Federal Football Coach Diploma)
DEFDétection Électronique Française (French: French Electronic Detection)
DEFDiplôme d'Etudes Françaises (French: Diploma of French Studies; various universities)
DEFDigital Empowerment Foundation (New Delhi, India)
DEFDiplôme d'Etudes Fondamentales (French: Fundamental Studies Diploma)
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The perpetual menacings of danger oblige the government to be always prepared to repel it; its armies must be numerous enough for instant defense.
The power of levying and borrowing money, being the sinew of that which is to be exerted in the national defense, is properly thrown into the same class with it.
It has been urged and echoed, that the power "to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, to pay the debts, and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States," amounts to an unlimited commission to exercise every power which may be alleged to be necessary for the common defense or general welfare.
Athos, pale as a ghost, repeated these words to the man, who, seeing the bodeful preparations that were making, put himself in an attitude of defense.
They proved to be the four brave fellows who had made such desperate defense from the cabin.
Create in us a clean heart and renew a right spirit within us, strengthen us all in Thy faith, fortify our hope, inspire us with true love one for another, arm us with unity of spirit in the righteous defense of the heritage Thou gavest to us and to our fathers, and let not the scepter of the wicked be exalted against the destiny of those Thou hast sanctified.
For Thou art the defense, the succor, and the victory of them that put their trust in Thee, and to Thee be all glory, to Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, now and forever, world without end.
The Greystoke bungalow was not well adapted for defense.
I can only plead, in defense, that the story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life.
To him the police were always actuated by malignant impulses and the rest of the world was composed, for the most part, of despicable creatures who were all trying to take advantage of him and with whom, in defense, he was obliged to quarrel on all possible occasions.
Counsel for the defense appears not to have demurred and the case was tried on its merits.
And, again, the chief lawyers for the prosecution and the defense, following the Judge's example, had revised their speeches for and against the prisoner.
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