fightback


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fightback

(ˈfaɪtbæk)
n
Brit a spirited effort to resist and counterattack from a position where one is apparently facing defeat
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fightback

noun comeback, return, rally, recovery, triumph, revival, rebound, resurgence The team staged a dramatic fightback.
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fightback

[ˈfaɪtbæk] N (Brit) → contraataque m

fightback

nCome-back nt, → Comeback nt
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British Retail Consortium director general Ann Robinson, who has spearheaded the multiples' fightback against rip-off Britain jibes, is leaving to be chairman of the Gas Consumers Council.
BOSTON -- The new Strategy Analytics report, "Portable Navigation: Vendors Face Consolidation and Automotive Fightback," concludes that at the right price points, cellular phone companies and traditional automotive system suppliers are now well-positioned to present a serious competitive response to the low cost, well branded navigation products from TomTom, Garmin, Magellan and others.
ED Miliband will today launch a fightback with a pledge to end the "zero-zero economy", where the rich pay no tax while the poor are on zero-hours contracts.
CLARENDON Hotel booked their place in the final of the Nick Cornick League Challenge Cup as they staged a dramatic late fightback to stun second division The Stockton 6-5.
Summary: David Cameron has begun his political fightback by promising to "cut through the dither" which is holding Britain back.
Tesco's sales have come under pressure in recent months, leading to its first profits warning in 20 years, but chief executive Philip Clarke unveiled a fightback, including pumping pounds 1bn into the UK business, with extra staff, revamped stores and more special offers.
Widnes 38 St Helens 40 by John Lawless A LATE fightback from Widnes gave St Helens a scare at Stobart Stadium Halton.
The blues led 3-0 at the break, but a fightback by Bradford almost garnered a share of the spoils.
WASPS 12 EXETER 15 WOEFUL Wasps crashed to their eighth consecutive Premiership defeat despite a late fightback.
NEIL Robertson overcame a fightback from Mark Williams and a problem with his cue tip to book his place in the semi-finals of the BGC Snooker Masters at Alexandra Palace.
2 KEVIN DOYLE inspired a magic Wolves fightback - but admits they had to hit rock bottom first.
WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson saw his unbeaten record ended emphatically in the final-day singles, but Great Britain & Ireland held off a strong Continental Europe fightback to claim victory in the Vivendi Seve Trophy in Paris.