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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
defense, defence, pleading, advocacydefense (juridique ..), plaidoirieVerteidigung, Rechtfertigung, Ehrenrettung

ON: ベン, ヘンKUN: わきま.える, わ.ける, はなびら, あらそ.う
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish

ON: KUN: まも.る
safeguard, protect

Example sentences
まことにすみませんが、私のために弁護していただけませんか。Parts: 実に (まことに), 済みません (すみません), (わたし), 為に (ために), 弁護 (べんご), 頂ける (いただける)Would you be kind enough to put in a word for me?

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