struggle+to+defend

  • 1 defend — de|fend W3S3 [dıˈfend] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: defendre, from Latin defendere, from fendere to hit ] 1.) [I and T] to do something in order to protect someone or something from being attacked ▪ a struggle to defend our homeland… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 defend — [[t]dɪfe̱nd[/t]] ♦♦ defends, defending, defended 1) VERB If you defend someone or something, you take action in order to protect them. [V n] Every man who could fight was now committed to defend the ridge... [V n] His courage in defending… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 John F. Kennedy: A Long Twilight Struggle — ▪ Primary Source              By the end of the 1950s it had become apparent to many observers that the power struggle between East and West had developed into a stalemate and, in particular, that the lines of demarcation between communism and… …

    Universalium

  • 4 Campaign to Defend Siping — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Campaign to Defend Siping partof=the Chinese Civil War place=Siping (city), Jilin, China date=April 17, 1946 May 19, 1946 result=stalemate, Nationalist took Siping but not Changchun combatant1= combatant2=… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 This time the struggle is for our freedom — is a speech given by Bengali nationalist leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on March 7, 1971 at the historic Ramna Race Course Maidan in Dhaka to a gathering of over two million people from all walks of life. It was given at a time of simmering… …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 A Struggle for Rome — Infobox Book name = A Struggle for Rome title orig = Ein Kampf um Rom translator = Lily Wolffsohn image caption = author = Felix Dahn illustrator = cover artist = country = Germany language = German series = subject = genre = Historical novel,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 Serbia — /serr bee euh/, n. a former kingdom in S Europe: now, with revised boundaries, a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, in the N part; includes the autonomous provinces of Kosovo and Vojvodina. 9,660,000; 34,116 sq. mi. (88,360 sq. km). Cap.:… …

    Universalium

  • 8 Jihad — For other uses, see Jihad (disambiguation) …

    Wikipedia

  • 9 government — governmental /guv euhrn men tl, euhr men /, adj. governmentally, adv. /guv euhrn meuhnt, euhr meuhnt/, n. 1. the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the members, citizens, or inhabitants of communities, societies, and… …

    Universalium

  • 10 United front — The united front is a form of struggle that may be pursued by revolutionaries. The basic theory of the united front tactic was first developed by the Comintern, an international socialist organisation created by revolutionaries in the wake of the …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Communist Party of Greece — Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας Kommounistikó Kómma Elládas Communist Party of Greece Leader …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 The Young and the Restless minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles. Contents 1 Current Characters 1.1 Genevieve …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 News International phone hacking scandal — Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive officer of News Corporation, the parent company of News International The News International phone hacking scandal is an ongoing controversy involving mainly the News of the World but also other… …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 Nadia Petrova — Надежда Петрова Country  Russia Residence …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Lennox Lewis — Infobox Boxer name = Lennox Lewis nationality = Canadian/Britishcite news | first=Bob | last=Mee | title=Angry Lewis caught in the crossfire | date=2001 04 18 | publisher=Telegraph Media Group | url… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 contest — I. v. a. 1. Dispute, controvert, argue, debate, litigate, contend against, call in question. 2. Strive to hold, struggle to defend. 3. Contend for, strive to carry, compete for, make the object of competition or rivalry or emulation. II. v. n.… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 Contest — Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a witness,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Contested — Contest Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Contesting — Contest Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 To contest an election — Contest Con*test , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contesting}.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con + testari to be a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English