Definition of Deliberate defence
1. Noun. 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.
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Literary usage of Deliberate defence
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1. The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature (1821)
"... Methodists,) it in of course to be viewed as THEIR OWN authenticated and deliberate defence of their version,-' &c. Postscript, p. 9 [47.4]. ..."
2. Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Peace Convention Held at by Lucius Eugene Chittenden (1864)
"Mr. PALMER:—A few days ago the Conference listened to a deliberate defence of the institution of slavery by its friends from the slave States, ..."
3. Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Session of the by Lucius Eugene Chittenden (1864)
"... ago the Conference listened to a deliberate defence of the institution of slavery by its friends from the slave States, in which at least one gentleman ..."
4. Lord Byron as a Satirist in Verse by Claude Moore Fuess (1912)
"... for though it is, in one sense, an attempt at retaliation upon the editors of the Edinburgh Review, it is, in another, an eager and deliberate defence ..."
5. The History of the Church of England, in the Colonies and Foreign by James S. M. Anderson (1856)
"... and calmness, and clear reasoning with which Seeker answered every objection, were but an anticipation of the more deliberate defence which he made so ..."
6. 1914 by John Denton Pinkstone French (1919)
"... by which I judged that, whilst generally agreeing in my views, the General did not think it advisable to attempt a deliberate defence of the Marne. ..."