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Definition 1: (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies - [noun denoting act]

Samples where defensive measure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
  • they were developed for the defense program

Synonyms for defensive measure in the sense of this definition

(defensive measure is a kind of ...) a military engagement

"he saw action in Korea"

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets

"an air umbrella over England"

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) defense against biological warfare

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using chemical agents

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) a defense organized before contact is made with the enemy and while time for organization is available; usually includes a fortified zone (with pillboxes) and communication systems

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) a defense organized while in contact with the enemy or when time is limited

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) a defensive effort

"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"

(... is a kind of defensive measure ) defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness

(defensive measure belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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