their defeat Does "their defeat" mean that they were defeated or that they defeated their enemy?
Sep 21, 2012 1:03 AM
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It means they were defeated. If they had won, it would be "Their Victory." The same is true for "my defeat"/"his defeat" After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon was no longer the Emperor of the French.
September 21, 2012
They were defeated.
September 21, 2012
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