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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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He said his detention was nothing but a 'frontal attack on the trade union movement.
We cannot help but wonder why Choi made a frontal attack on one of the best-known IT businessmen.
KARACHI -- Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information, Law and Anti-corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab has termed Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry's statement on amending certain aspects of the 18th Amendment as a frontal attack on provincial autonomy.
Days after Adani Group moved the Bombay High Court seeking to quash all Letters Rogatory (LRs) issued by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), the Congress launched a frontal attack on the Prime Minister and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for being silent on the scam involving"Modi's industrialist friend"Gautam Adani.
It must be objective and strategic bereft, of political, ethnic or filial considerations.Political commitment is pivotal but the proof lies in frontal attack of the corrupt and strengthening of investigative and justice institutions to rein in the perpetrators of the vice.
But another poignant trend of saying naat's and hamd's in modern songs karoke has become weird gimcrackery and completly frontal attack on religion.
The frontal attack on the disease must include investigating all cases, preventing the disease, where possible; ensuring early detection and providing optimal management and screening.
Now a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud have ruled that the petitions filed by eminent jurists such as Prashant Bhushan, Indira Jaising and Dushyant Dave were attempts to 'launch a frontal attack on the judiciary'.
PM Robert Fico launched a frontal attack at Kiska in response, accusing him that his speech was obviously not written in Slovakia.
The senator, a vocal critic of the Duterte administration who is currently detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters over drug charges, said the SEC decision is unprecedented "in that it is a direct and frontal attack on a media organization."
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."