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Defensive

 

(1) Defensive tactics in war (obsolete).

(2) In Polish (defenzywa), the security department and security police in prerevolutionary bourgeois-landlord Poland.

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Lombard surgery: Bruins defensive lineman Kenneth Lombard will miss the Emerald Bowl and spring practice after undergoing surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee.
A wide variety of directions can be used to slant the defensive line in the 33.
Vredenburg has supported various programs within the Undersea Defensive Warfare Systems community for more than 24 years," said Chick Baboyian, President & CEO of Vredenburg.
Even the murder of Jewish children was rationalized by Himmler in another speech on defensive grounds: "We as Germans, however deeply we may feel in our hearts, are not entitled to allow a generation of avengers filled with hatred to grow up with whom our children and grandchildren will have to deal because we, too weak and cowardly, left it to them.
Because defensive behavior occurs when our self-image is threatened, and because it naturally increases between two opposing individuals after the behavior is started, we must be aware of exhibiting or producing defensive behavior so that it can be avoided.
The courts place a higher burden of proof on the directors after a hostile takeover has been launched, requiring them to show that they had reasonable grounds for believing that a threat to corporate policy and effectiveness existed and requiring that the defensive measures be reasonable in relation to the threat posed.
Sabrient believes that this creates a more intriguing version of a defensive portfolio with the potential to outperform on a risk-adjusted basis the S&P 500 Index and other broad market benchmarks under most market conditions.
Schweiger met with Carroll several weeks ago about his role on the team and was told he was not as big as Moore and not as quick as linebacker Brian Cushing, who starts at defensive end.
5 and 6 delineate another defensive alignment that is an even more aggressive and denial initial phase of the "50 Press.
In his six seasons as defensive coordinator, the Hurricanes have had seven All-America players.
Bruins defensive ends Bruce Davis and Justin Hickman were named to the midseason watch list for the Ted Hendicks Award as the nation's top defensive end.
The defensive huddle call should incorporate the use of a deep middle or hole player to ensure over-the-top help and an advantageous position to field a possible quick kick.