As Mullen noted, Pakistani cooperation is essential if al Qaeda is to be defeated.
He could form a genuine post-presidential friendship with Bill Clinton, the man who had defeated him in 1992.
The defeated Republican candidate for mayor of San Diego, Carl DeMaio, offers his party some advice.
Even if defeated in Afghanistan, they will find anchorage in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, London, and New Jersey.
In recent days, Shuler has been commiserating with defeated moderates who have applauded his race.
How they were always put off with promises, and defeated in dialectics and the game of wits.
A battle ensued, when he was defeated and his band cut to pieces.
The fight was long and desperate; but the Americans triumphed and defeated Riall and the veterans of Wellington.
He defeated the Duke in battle, and got possession of the castle of Exmes.
But at last Eochaid was defeated, and Mider for his reward asked to be allowed to hold Etain in his arms and kiss her.
late 14c., from Anglo-French defeter, from Old French desfait, past participle of desfaire "to undo," from Vulgar Latin *diffacere "undo, destroy," from Latin dis- "un-, not" (see dis-) + facere "to do, perform" (see factitious). Original sense was of "bring ruination, cause destruction." Military sense of "conquer" is c.1600. Related: Defeated; defeating.
1590s, from defeat (v.).