Defence x Defense: Qual a diferença

josneywat 6
If you are writing for an English publication, use "defence," but the American "defense" has the advantages of greater antiquity, similarity to the words from which it was derived, and consistency with words like "defensible."

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Henry Cunha 3 18 184
The Canadian preference is for defence, altho the other is acceptable. There are a couple of interesting Cdn cases of double use:

license is the verb - licence is the noun
practise is the verb - practice is the noun

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