Abwehr

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From abwehren.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Abwehr f (genitive Abwehr, no plural)

  1. defence: action to stop an attack
  2. a method or means of defence
  3. repulse
  4. counter-intelligence
  5. rejection

Proper nounEdit

Abwehr f (genitive Abwehr)

  1. the military intelligence service of the German Reich, from 1920 to 1944 or 1945
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