BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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Abwehr {f}; Verteidigung {f} (Spielergruppe im Ballsport) [sport] [listen] defence [Br.]; defense [Am.] (group of players in ball sports) [listen] [listen]

Drei-Mann-Abwehr; Drei-Mann-Verteidigung; Abwehr/Verteidigung mit einer Dreierkette; Dreierkette {f} (Fußball) three-man defence [Br.]; three-man defense [Am.]; formation/system with three defenders; back three; three at the back (football)

Fünf-Mann-Abwehr; Fünf-Mann-Verteidigung; Abwehr/Verteidigung mit einer Fünferkette; Fünferkette {f} (Fußball) five-man defence [Br.]; five-man defense [Am.]; formation/system with five defenders; back five; five at the back (football)

in der Abwehr/Verteidigung spielen to play in defence [Br.]; to play defense [Am.]

die gegnerische Abwehr durchstoßen to pierce the opposing defense

Gegner {m}; Opponent {m} [pol.] [soc.] [sport] [listen] opponent [listen]

Gegner {pl}; Opponenten {pl} [listen] opponents [listen]

Hauptgegner {m} main opponent

das gegnerische Tor [sport] the opponent's goal; the opposing team's goal

gegnerisch {adj} [jur.] opposing; adverse [listen] [listen]

gegnerischer Anwalt opposing counsel; adverse lawyer

die gegnerische Partei; der Prozessgegner the opposing party; the adverse party [Am.]; the opponent; the adversary; the other side