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frontal attack

1. An offensive maneuver in which the main action is directed against the front of the enemy forces.
2. (DOD only) In air intercept, an attack by an interceptor aircraft that terminates with a heading crossing angle greater than 135 degrees.
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PM Robert Fico launched a frontal attack at Kiska in response, accusing him that his speech was obviously not written in Slovakia.
The SEC decision is unprecedented in that it is a direct and frontal attack on a media organization.
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And what really worries me about this administration is the frontal attack on those institutions that, if they were lost, makes the abuse of power so much more available.
Confederate General Braxton Bragg, unwilling to launch a frontal attack on Chattanooga's defenses, sought victory elsewhere, diverting troops to East Tennessee.
He said in accordance with the President's order, the military did not conduct a frontal attack on the mosque to avoid destroying it.
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In 2015 started the frontal attack of the entire complex by woodcutting the high trees in order to prepare for the construction of the two new faculties
The consultation on the Freedom of Information Act, being undertaken by an "independent commission" appointed by the Government, is a full frontal attack on these principles.
No clever manoeuvring was possible, so frontal attack was the only alternative, after artillery bombardment.
After the notification was issued, Kejriwal had launched a frontal attack on the Centre, accusing it of "back-stabbing" the people of the city by "siding" with the Lt Governor to run Delhi through "backdoor" and protect the corrupt.
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