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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(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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