защищать

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic защищати (zaštištati). Synchronically analyzable as защити́ть (zaščitítʹ) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zəɕːɪˈɕːætʲ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

защища́ть (zaščiščátʹimpf (perfective защити́ть)

  1. to defend, to guard, to protect
  2. to speak in support (of), to stand up for, to support, to vindicate, to advocate
  3. to defend, to plead for (in a court of law)
  4. to uphold, to defend (a thesis, diploma or dissertation)

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