defensor

See also: Defensor

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēfēnsor.

NounEdit

defensor (plural defensors)

  1. one who defends; a defender
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  2. (law) a defender or advocate in court; a guardian or protector
  3. (ecclesiastical) the patron of a church; an officer having charge of the temporal affairs of a church

ReferencesEdit

  • defensor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēfēnsor.

NounEdit

defensor m (plural defensors, feminine defensora)

  1. defender

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IdoEdit

VerbEdit

defensor

  1. future infinitive of defensar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēfendō (I defend) +‎ -tor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēfēnsor m (genitive dēfēnsōris, feminine dēfēnstrīx); third declension

  1. one who defends

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēfēnsor dēfēnsōrēs
Genitive dēfēnsōris dēfēnsōrum
Dative dēfēnsōrī dēfēnsōribus
Accusative dēfēnsōrem dēfēnsōrēs
Ablative dēfēnsōre dēfēnsōribus
Vocative dēfēnsor dēfēnsōrēs

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēfēnsor.

NounEdit

defensor m (plural defensores, feminine defensora, feminine plural defensoras)

  1. defender (someone or something which defends)
  2. advocate (person who speaks in support of something)
  3. (law) defender (a lawyer)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēfēnsor.

AdjectiveEdit

defensor (feminine singular defensora, masculine plural defensores, feminine plural defensoras)

  1. defending

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NounEdit

defensor m (plural defensores, feminine defensora, feminine plural defensoras)

  1. defender
  2. advocate