Defensor


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De`fen´sor


n.1.A defender.
2.(Law) A defender or an advocate in court; a guardian or protector.
3.(Eccl.) The patron of a church; an officer having charge of the temporal affairs of a church.
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Dubai: Former Senator and presidential candidate Miriam Defensor Santiago, 71, died on Thursday morning, her husband Narciso 'Jun' Santiago Jr.
La primera, de indole historica, presenta "el oficio del defensor del vinculo en la historia de la Iglesia latina hasta la Instruccion Dignitas connubii".
A vulnerability to shoulder-fired missiles has been revealed at two airports in the Philippines due to their locations near busy public streets and residential areas, according to Benjamin Defensor, head of the anti-terrorism task force of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.
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Armed Forces Chief of Staff Benjamin Defensor said Abdulmukim Edris, 30, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by joint operatives of the air force, police and other intelligence forces in Pasay, Metro Manila, as he was en route to a Muslim community in Taguig.