Meaning of COUNTER-ATTACK in English

COUNTER-ATTACK

noun , verb

■ noun

an attack made in response to the attack of an enemy or opponent in war, sport or an argument

■ verb

[ v , vn ] to make an attack in response to the attack of an enemy or opponent in war, sport or an argument

SYN retaliate

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