defence or defense??

Discussion in 'English Only' started by IntoTheFire, Mar 20, 2014.

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  1. IntoTheFire New Member

    English - Canada
    While typing up a story, i typed in defence, the way i had been taught. It got auto-corrected into defense. Could someone tell me which one is correct??
     
  2. natkretep

    natkretep Moderato con anima (English Only)

    Singapore
    English (Singapore/UK), basic Chinese
    Defence is BrE, defense is AmE. (On my screen, defense gets a squiggly line under it because of the spell-check dictionary is BrE.)
     
  3. JustKate

    JustKate Moderate Mod

    I'm going to close this thread because we've had threads on this in the past, including this one. You can find more by typing in defense defence into the dictionary search box at the top of the page and then scrolling down past the dictionary entries. I hope that answers all your questions, but if you have any more, you're welcome to add to an existing thread. :)

    JustKate
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    Last edited: Mar 20, 2014
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