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de·fen·si·ble / diˈfensəbəl/ • adj. 1. justifiable by argument: a morally defensible penal system. 2. able to be protected: a fort with a defensible yard at its feet. DERIVATIVES: de·fen·si·bil·i·ty / diˌfensəˈbilitē/ n. de·fen·si·bly / -blē/ adv.

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