counter-attack

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counter-attack

[ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk]
A. Ncontraataque m
B. VT & VIcontraatacar

counter-attack

(ˈkauntərətӕk) noun
an attack in reply to an attack. The enemy made a counter-attack.
verb
to make such an attack (on). Our troops counter-attacked.
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The Syrian forces have thus far fended off many attacks by the ISIL terrorists on Deir Ezzur military airbase and have killed scores of them in their counter-attacks, for instance, on Sunday the Syrian army troops repelled the ISIL terrorists' large-scale assault on the strategic Deir Ezzur airbase and killed scores of the militants in a heavy counter-attack.
North Shields, however, grew into the contest and utilised counter-attacks through the excellent Bell and Sowter to create opportunities - only to be denied by the Morpeth goalkeeper.
Mazembi relied on counter-attacks, which formed a danger to the goal of Merrikh, but in the 40th minute, Kofi scored for Merrikh, ending the first half of the match 1-0 .
The Blues' bold tactics left them vulnerable to constant rapid counter-attacks from an Arsenal side who eventually ran out 4-1 winners.
Back came answers a squirming politician would be proud of, a stream of defiant football speak about counter-attacks, his team playing well, scoring two goals and being pleased with the reaction of his players.
Italy were great at taking away the spaces for their counter-attacks," The Sun quoted Ancelotti, as saying.
A DEJECTED Kenny Jackett blasted his players as "naive" as Wolves were caught by counter-attacks as they chased the game.
We conceded two, three counter-attacks in the last 10 minutes which were really dangerous.
Behind the scenes the situation is nothing less than political chaos, as ministers engage in attacks and counter-attacks in this uncertain period after the exit of prime minister and PASOK party chief George Papandreou.
But a spokesman from the Libyan government said claims of counter-attacks were false
They won a lot of tackles in midfield so we conceded a lot of counter-attacks.
With next-generation 3D design, incredible high-tech weaponry and a sleek new vehicle - the G-6155 Interceptor - the SpyHunter player must make split-second decisions while engaging in offensive attacks and defensive counter-attacks.