To make matter worse, one of his chief doubters is sinister new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher Dolores Umbridge.
What does DADA stand for?
DADA stands for Defence Against the Dark Arts (Harry Potter)
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- Dungeons And Dragons
- Duplicate Address Detection (IPv6 address configuration)
- Defender Against Cell Death 1
- Domestic Animal Diversity Information System
- Defective in Anther Dehiscence1 (plant genetics)
- Defender against Apoptotic Death 1
- Defender Against Cell Death 1 (protein-coding gene)
- Dance and Drama Award (UK)
- Data Analysis Decision Action
- Déblocage Actif des Amphithéâtres (French: Unlocking University Assets)
- Department against Degenerate Art
- Designers' & Art Directors' Association
- Detroit Auto Dealers Association (Michigan)
- Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (various states)
- Downtown Artists Development Association (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
- Disability in the Arts, Disadvantage in the Arts, Australia
- Department of the Army Distribution/Allocation Committee
- Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness Program (Texas Education Agency)
- Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention & Recovery (New Hampshire)
- Deck Aft Door Closed
Samples in periodicals archive:
We will first meet Dumbledore, then after passing through the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom, we see Harry, Ron and Hermione in the Gryffindor common room.
This means that Snape finally gets to be the Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, a position he has spent the past five films trying to get.
Byline: Alan Little reports HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (12) *** DESPITE the best efforts of Imelda Staunton as Hogwarts' new Defence Against The Dark Arts teacher, the slippery Professor Umbridge, the magic misfires in the least satisfying adaptation of JK Rowling's tales.
A new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor called Dolores Umbridge (Imelda Staunton) has been sent by the Ministry of Magic to turn Hogwarts upside down.
A new Defence Against The Dark Arts teacher, Professor Umbridge (Imelda Staunton), threatens to unseat Dumbledore as headmaster, setting in motion a devastating chain of events.
They are not helped by the arrival of Dolores Umbridge (the excellent Imelda Staunton), the new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher.