counterstrike


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counterstrike

(ˈkaʊntəˌstraɪk)
n
(Military) a retaliatory strike
vb (tr)
(Military) to retaliate against (an enemy or opponent)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Verb1.counterstrike - make a counterattack
attack, assail - launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
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