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Definition of counter-attack noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

counter-attack

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BrE BrE//ˈkaʊntər ətæk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkaʊntər ətæk//
 
Conflict
 
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an attack made in response to the attack of an enemy or opponent in war, sport or an argument Loyal armed forces launched a counter-attack against the rebels. The Inter player was swift to respond with a counter-attack. See related entries: Conflict

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